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MLA Citation Guide (9th Edition): Statistics

This research guide is based on the MLA Handbook (9th edition)


Data sets

Works Cited List Citation

Author. "Title of Data Set." Website Name, Day Month Year Posted or Last UpdatedURL. Accessed Day Month Year viewed (optional, add if there is no upload/publication date), File Type format. 


Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. "Niagara Escarpment Minor Urban Centre." Ontario GeoHub, 18 July 2019, Shapefile format.

In-Text Citation

(Last Name or Group Name)


Example: (Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry)