How to Cite a Book in MLA
Book: A written work or composition that has been published – typically printed on pages bound together.
Citing a book in print
Last, First M. Book Title. City of Publication: Publisher, Year Published. Print.
*Note:MLA7 does not require the publisher’s state in a book citation.
James, Henry. The Ambassadors. Rockville: Serenity, 2009. Print.
Citing a book found in a database*
*Note: Some ebooks may be available online through your library’s databases.
Last, First M. Book Title. City: Publisher, Year Published. Database Name. Web. Date Month Year Accessed.
Lichter, S. Robert, and Stanley Rothman. Environmental Cancer-A Political Disease?. New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 1999. eBook Collection. Web. 1 Apr. 2013.