• MLA Citation Guide

    Material Type

    Citation Format and Example

    Book

     

    AutAuthor's Lastname, Firstname. Title of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Medium of Publication.

    Book Citation Example:

    ·         Lukuda, Michael, and Denise Okuda. Star Trek Chronology: The History of  

    ·          the Future. New York: Pocket, 1993. Print.

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    Journal Article:

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    AutAuthor's Lastname, Firstname."Title of Article." Title of Journal Volume. Issue (Year): pages. Medium of Publication.

    Journal Article Example:

    Wi lCox, Rhonda V. "Shifting Roles and Synthetic Women in Star Trek: The     Next Generation." Studies in Popular Culture 13.2(1991): 53-65. Print.

     

    Newspaper or Magazine Article:

     

    AutAuthor's Lastname, Firstname."Title of Article." Title of Periodical Day Month Year: pages. Medium of Publication.

    Newspaper article Example:

    Di RLado, Alicia. "Trekking through College: Classes Explore Modern Society Using the World of Star Trek." Los Angeles Times 15 Mar. 1995: A3. Print.

     

    Encyclopedia:

     

    AutAuthor's Lastname, Firstname. "Title of Article." Encyclopedia Name. Ed. Firstname Lastname. Number of Volumes. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Medium of Publication.

    Encyclopedia Example:

    Hor Hun, Maurice. "Flash Gordon." The World Encyclopedia of Comics. Ed. Maurice Horn. 2 vols. New York: Chelsea, 1976. Print.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Website:

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    NaName of author, editor, director, etc. "Title of Work (for a specific article or page)." Title of Website. Date of Posting/Revision. Publisher or sponsor of the site (sometimes found in copyright statements). Date of publication (if available). Medium of Publication. Date you accessed the site.
    <electronic address (optional)>
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    Website Examples:

    To Cite an article or a page on a website:

    Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. "Drafters." Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-2011 Edition. Web. 23 Feb. 2010.
    <http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos111.htm>.

    To Cite an entire website:

    Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-2011 Edition. Web. 23 Feb. 2010. <http://www.bls.gov/oco/>.

    Article on the
    Internet or in the Databases:

     

     Author’s Lastname, Author’s Firstname. “Title of article.” Magazine/Journal  Name Volume Number.Issue Number (Publication Year): Page number-page number.  Title of Database. Medium of Publication Consulted. Date of access. <electronic address of the database (optional)>.

    Database Example: (Proquest)

    Mc Carthy, Erin. "10 Scenes that changed movie history." Popular Mechanics 184.1 (2007): 64. Research Library Core, ProQuest. Web. 23 Feb. 2010.

    Database Example Two: (Wilson Web)

    JayHess, David. “First love, last rites.” Sight & Sound 17.10 (2007): 34-5. Art Full Text, H. W. Wilson. Web. 23 Feb. 2010.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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