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SPA 101 & 102 Elementary Spanish I & II - MLA Citation Guide for the Latin American Country Presentation: Cite the CIA World Factbook

Citing Articles from Websites - The CIA's World Factbook

General Format

Author of the article. "Title of the Article or webpage." Name of the Container or Website in Which the

Information Appeared, other contributors if any, Publisher if different from name of container, Day Month Year, url.


Example citing country information from the CIA World Factbook website

Note: When no author is listed, MLA style starts with the next citation component, the title of the article.  Standardize title punctuation.  Write out Central Intelligence Agency - do not shortcut to "CIA."  Look for the date under the article title.  

"Central Asia: Kazakhstan." The World Factbook, Central Intelligence Agency, 6 April