The Online Writing Lab at Purdue University is a trusted source for help on citation styles. They have completely updated to the MLA 8th edition style.
Book with one author:
Coates, Ta-Nehisi. Between the World and Me. Spiegel & Grau, 2015.
Book with two authors:
Frost, Randy O., and Gail Steketee. Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things. Mariner
Book with more than three authors:
Reece, Jane B., et al. Campbell Biology: Concepts and Connections. 7th ed., Pearson, 2012.
Individual work in an anthology or chapter in edited volume::
Gilman, Charlotte Perkins. “The Yellow Wallpaper.” 1892. Literature: An Introduction to Reading and
Writing, edited by Edgar V. Roberts and Robert Zweig, 6th Compact ed., Pearson,
2015, pp. 473-84.
Vendler, Helen. "Emily Dickinson Thinking." Critical Insights: Emily Dickinson, edited by J. Brooks
Bouson, Salem Press, 2011, pp. 141-165.
Chapter or entry from a Reference Book or Set of Books:
“The Red Convertible.” Short Stories for Students, edited by Jennifer Smith, Vol. 14, Gale, 2002,
There are many examples of electronic sources in the above pdf.
NOTE: Your professor may choose to require or omit including the URL or DOI for online sources. When citing Internet sources not in a database, include the date of access as in the following example.
“Zika Virus: What You Should Know.” Web MD, reviewed by Hansa D. Bharava, 14 Oct. 2016,
http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/zika-virus-symptoms-prevention. Accessed 28 Oct. 2016.