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MLA Citation Style

Web pages

Web page

Lee, Elizabeth. "Women in Literature - A Literary Overview." The Victorian Web, 1996, Accessed 21 Mar. 2017.

In-text: (Lee).

"An access date for an online work should generally be provided if the work lacks a publication date or if you suspect that the work has been altered or removed" (MLA 211). In other words, an access date is advisable for information you find on the internet that may be altered or removed over time.

No author

"Nutrition Facts Table." Government of Canada, 29 May 2015, Accessed 23 Nov. 2017.

In-text: ("Nutrition Facts Table").

In entries where a non-government organizations that are both author and publisher, start with the work's title. List the organization only as publisher (MLA 119).

No date Omit the date. Provide the date of access instead, as per above example.

Social media, blogs

Blog post

Okanagan College Library. "Fake News/Post-Truth." Okanagan College Library News, 2 Feb. 2017,

In-text: (Okanagan College Library).

Facebook page

Okanagan College Library. "Get unstuck this #procrastinationseason with help from your Campus library, and register now for the Long Night Against Procrastination in Penticton. Details in our latest blog post below." Facebook, 17 Mar. 2017, 11:20 a.m.,

In-text: (Okanagan College Library).


ubcolibrary. "Our #humanlibrary event is up and running! Come sign out a book and learn something new!" Instagram, 22 Mar. 2017,

In-text: (ubcolibrary).


@OC_Lib. "Next week @ OC is #InternationalEducationWeek, a great opportunity to learn about culture traditions from fellow students." Twitter, 9 Nov. 2016, 9:51 a.m.,

In-text: (@OC_Lib).

Note: Ignore the @ symbol in the works-cited list when alphabetizing (MLA 112).


OkanaganCollegeLib. "Persistent Links." YouTube, 20 Aug. 2012,

In-text: (OkanaganCollegeLib 00:01:02).

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