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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, simply omit that part of the citation. Do not write "No date" or "N.d.".