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MLA Citation Style

MLA 8th uses the concept of containers to explain how to document sources. For more information on containers and the core elements of citations, please see the MLA Style Center Works Cited: A Quick Guide.

With the concept of containers: "An element should be omitted from the entry if it's not relevant to the work being documented"  (MLA Handbook 20). For more information on this see Ask the MLA.

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