Never include a document in a reference list that you have not seen.
Square brackets are used to identify material that is not found in a document, but that has been added by you.
MLA style is flexible about the inclusion of some information and the ordering of the elements. Here are the basic components that you will need to cite your sources. Remember to be consistent in your formatting.
|Books||Part of a book or anthology||Articles||Websites|
|Author(s) and/or editor(s)||Author of essay or chapter||Author(s)||
Author(s) and/or editor(s)
|"Title of essay or chapter"||"Article title"||"Article title"|
|Edition (if given)||Book title||Title of Publication||Title of the website or book|
Volume (if given)
|Book editors or compilers||Volume.Issue number||Version numbers|
|Place of publication||Place of publication||Date of publication (abbreviate months)||Date of publication|
|Publisher (shortened name)||Publisher (shortened name)||Edition for newspapers only||Publisher (shortened name)|
|Date of publication||Date of publication||Inclusive page numbers||Inclusive page numbers|
|Medium||Inclusive page numbers of cited work||Medium of publication||Medium of publication|
|Medium||Date you accessed the material (day abbreviated month year)|