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MLA 9: Tables and Figures


The following example shows a figure in MLA format.  Figures often start with a short description and then the full citation information.  Always confirm the preferred format for images with your professor.


Florida panther at night

Fig. 1.  Image of a Florida Panther. United States, Department of the Interior, National Park Service. "Photo Gallery: Florida Panther." U.S. National Park Service, Jan. 2004,


Tables are typically numbered followed by a descriptive title for the table.  The citation is below the table after the word "Source".  Always confirm the preferred format for tables with your professor.