Guide: How to cite a Dissertation in MLA style

Guide: How to cite a Dissertation in MLA style

Cite A Dissertation in MLA style

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Use the following template to cite a dissertation using the MLA citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the MLA style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.


Author Surname, Author Forename. 'Title'. Level. Institution Name, Year Published. Print.


Melser, Daniel, and Iqbal A. Syed. 'Prices Over The Product Life Cycle: Implications For Quality-Adjustment And The Measurement Of Inflation'. UNSW, 2013. Print.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.


(Author Surname)


the length of time between the current period and the ‘birth’ of the product (Melser and Syed)

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