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MLA Style

Your guide to citations and works cited in MLA Style, 9th Edition

Source From Another Source

For example, if you are borrowing a quotation of Smith's work, which is cited in Jones:

In Text

Name the original source in the sentence, and provide an in-text citation for the secondary source. Include the abbreviation qtd. in to indicate that you are citing a quotation:

According to Smith's research (qtd. in Jones 12)...

Works Cited

Include the source you actually read in your Works Cited. As you read Jones, not Smith, include Jones in your Works Cited list.


Open License Statement

MLA Style by Centennial College Libraries is licensed under a CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0 license unless otherwise stated.

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