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MLA Citation Style

Dictionary entry

"Simile." The Canadian Oxford Dictionary, edited by Katherine Barber, 2nd ed., Oxford UP, 2005. Oxford 

In-text: ("Simile").

Encyclopedia article, with author

Kline, Daniel T. "Medieval Children's Literature." Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature, edited by Jack Zipes, Oxford UP, 2006. Oxford Reference,

In-text: (Kline).

Encyclopedia article, EBSCO Research Starter, with author

Cooper, Patrick G. "Social Media." Salem Press Encyclopedia, Jan. 2016. Research Starters,

In-text: (Cooper).

Note: "dates in the works-cited list should be given as fully as they appear in your sources" (MLA 94).

Encyclopedia article, EBSCO Research Starter, no author given

 "Western."  Encyclopedia Britannica, Sept. 2014. Research Starters,

In-text: ("Western").

Encyclopedia article, in print, no author given

"Literature for Children," World Book Encyclopedia, vol. 12, World Book, 2016, pp. 354-86.

In-text: ("Literature for Children" 358).

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