When printing this page, you must include the entire legal notice.
Citing articles based on the 7th edition of the MLA Handbook When you cite a magazine, journal, or newspaper article found through a library subscription database, you must include some key components. The following are helpful hints on how to do this. Elements of a Citation Author Single author: Put the last name first, followed by a comma, followed by the first name last name, first namethen a period.
Put the last name first, followed by a comma, followed by the first name last name, first name. Do this for the first author only. For all other authors, put their names in normal order first name last namefollowed by a comma.
Before the final author's name put the word 'and' followed by their first name, then last name first name last name then a period.
Tannen, Deborah, and Roy Freedle. More than three authors: You can just list the first author last name, first namefollowed by a comma, then the words et al followed by a period.
Allende, Isabel, et al. Put a period after the title and place it in " ". You might also find that the journal, magazine, or newspaper name is referred to as the source.
When citing a source, italicize the name of the magazine or journal. Journal of Popular Culture Volume. Issue Scholarly journals, sometimes called peer-reviewed journals, often have a volume and issue number.
Here is an example from a library subscription database. Include this information as volume number period '. If the scholarly journal does not use volume numbers, cite the issue number alone. Scholarly journals often only provide a year as their date of publication, while magazines provide a day month and year.
Here are a few examples from library subscription databases. For scholarly journals you need only include the year of publication in your citation. Put the year in parenthesis and follow the parenthesis with a colon:This resource, updated to reflect the MLA Handbook (8 th ed.), offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page.
Periodicals include magazines, newspapers, and scholarly journals. MLA Style: Citing articles (based on the 7th edition of the MLA Handbook).
When you cite a magazine, journal, or newspaper article found through a library subscription database, . To format a proper MLA reference, you must gather specific data about the online article to create both a work-cited entry and an in-text citation.
List the author's name and the title of the article. MLA Format Guide This is the total package when it comes to MLA format. Our easy to read guide comes complete with visual examples and step by step instructions to format your citations and your paper in MLA .
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MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities.
This resource, updated to reflect the MLA Handbook (8 th ed.), offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page.