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MLA 8th Edition Citation Style Guide

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Twitter (MLA 24, 29)


Twitter Handle. "Text."  Twitter, Date, Time, Location (URL).


@UBCOLibrary. "The UBC Okanagan Library, @ubcoequity and @suo_ubc are pleased to present this unique online author event featuring Joshua Whitehead and T'áncháy Redvers on January 14. Registration is free but space is limited.” Twitter, 15 Dec 2020, 12:01 p.m.,

In-text citation: (@UBCOLibrary)



Author Name. "Description of Post." Facebook, Date, Time of Post, URL. Accessed date.


UBC Okanagan Library. Library Service Hours for the Winter Break. Facebook, 14 Dec. 2020, 8:30 a.m., Accessed 15 Dec. 2020. 

In-text citation: (UBC Okanagan Library)


  • Since Facebook posts can be lengthy, provide a description of the past rather than the entirety of the post itself. 



Username or Author. "Description of Post." Instagram, Date, URL. Accessed date.


ubcolibrary. "Prep Your Tech for Finals Workshop." Instagram, 23 Nov. 2020, 15 Dec. 2020. 

In-text citation: (ubcolibrary)