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MLA 8th Edition Citation Style Guide

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Government publication: Retrieved from internet

Format:

Author (city or country, Dept. name).  Title of Report. Publisher, Publication Date, Location (URL). Date of Access.

Example:

Kelowna. Planning and Development Services Dept. Kelowna Population Statistics. City of Kelowna, 1999,apps.kelowna.ca/CityPage/           Docs/PDFs/Strategic%20Planning/1996%20Census%20info.pdf. Accessed 21 July 2016.

In text: (Kelowna Planning and Development Services Dept.)

Notes:

  • MLA suggests including a long author name in the text rather than using an in-test citation.  Example below.
  • According to the statistics provided by Kelowna’s Planning and Development Services Dept., the city’s population was 89,465 in 1996.