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MLA 8th Edition Overview

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In-Text Citations

An indication inside the text of your assignment as to which of the sources listed in the bibliography was used in a particular passage. It may also be called a parenthetical reference because the citation may include a brief reference to the first part of the bibliography entry in parentheses at the end of the sentence or passage. Both MLA and APA format prescribe the contents and formatting of the in-text citation.