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MLA Citation Examples

Format for conference papers


  1. Author.
  2. "Title of Paper."
  3. Conference Title including Date(s) and Location,
  4. Editors,
  5. Publisher,
  6. Publication Date,
  7. Page number(s).
  8. Title of Database,
  9. DOI or URL.


Author. "Title of Paper." Conference Title including Date(s) and Location, edited by Editor(s), Publisher, date, pp. #-#. Title of Database, DOI or URL.

See specific examples below. And see here for more information on DOIs and URLs.

Library database or free Web

Levine, Sergey, and Vladlen Koltun. "Continuous Inverse Optimal Control with Locally Optimal Examples." Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Machine Learning, June 22-July 3, 2012, edited by John Langford and Joelle Pineau,