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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.

Note: The date of access for online material shows which version you consulted and is important if there is no date on the material (MLA 53).

In-text: (Lee).

Web page, no author

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

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

Note: "When a work is published by an organization that is also its author, begin the entry with the title ... and list the organization only as publisher" (MLA 25); also, "A publisher's name may be omitted for ... A Web site whose title is essentially the same as the name of its publisher" (MLA 42).

Web page, 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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