There is now one standard, universal format that researchers can use to create their citations. You will create a citation by following MLA's list of core elements which are assembled in a specific order. The MLA core elements are:
Template for the Work Cited Entry:
Goldman, Anne. “Questions of Transport: Reading Primo Levi Reading Dante.” The Georgia Review, vol. 64, no. 1, spring
2010, pp. 69-88. EBSCOhost, https://doi.org/41403188.
Mantel, Hilary. Wolf Hall. Picador, 2010.
MLA Handbook. 9th ed., e-book ed., Modern Language Association of America, 2021.
[Use this example when you are citing a whole e-book—that is, a book that lacks a URL and that you use software to read on a personal device or computer. An example might be when you download a book from the public library on a Kindle.]
Chapter in an Edited Print Book
Sweeney, John. "The New Internationalism." Global Backlash: Citizen Initiatives in a Just World Economy, edited by Robin
Broad, MacMillan Press, 2002, pp. 55-62.
[The book has an editor(s) and each chapter is written by a different author. This is usually the case with textbooks, for example. Edited book = anthology]
Bould, Mark. “Speculative Fiction.” The Cambridge Companion to Twenty-First Century American Fiction, edited by Joshua
Miller, Cambridge UP, 2021, pp. 63–78. Cambridge Core, https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108974288.005.
[You might read a chapter in an e-book in one of the library's databases, for example. Add the page numbers if they are available.]
Graff, Gerald. “Disliking Books.” From Inquiry to Academic Writing: A Practical Guide, by Stuart Greene and April
Lidinsky, 2nd ed., Bedford / St. Martin’s, 2012, pp. 22-26.
Enjoe, Toh. Self-Reference Engine. Haikasoru, 2013.
[Create a works-cited-list entry for the whole book. If you want your readers to know the chapter titles, you can provide them in your text/writing/paper. You can add the specific page numbers you used in parentheses ( ) as in-text citations in your paper.]
Lundman, Susan. “How to Make Vegetarian Chili.” eHow, www.ehow.com/how_10727_make-vegetarian-chili.html.
“Athlete's Foot - Topic Overview.” WebMD, 25 Sept. 2014, www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/athletes-foot-