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MLA Citation Examples: Dates

Month abbreviations

With the exception of May, June and July, the names of the months must be abbreviated in MLA works cited lists as follows:

  • January = Jan.
  • February = Feb.
  • March = Mar.
  • April = Apr.
  • August = Aug.
  • September = Sept.
  • October= Oct.
  • November = Nov.
  • December = Dec.

Undated sources

Jane Austen Society of Australia. "Sense & Sensibility." Jane Austen Society of North America. Map.

When the source you are citing has no publication date, omit that part of the citation. Do NOT write "no date" or "n.d.".