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Writing & Citing Skills: MLA

In the Library

Why Citation is Important

Basic Examples

MLA CITATIONS

Book:     

Name of author or editor. Title of the Book.  Publisher name, Year published.

Article:   

Name of author or editor. “Title of the Article.” Publication title Volume Number.Issue Number (year of publication): pages. 

 

Name of author or editor. “Title of the article.” Publication title  [City, publication for newspapers]  Date Month Year: Page number. 

Website:

Name of author or editor. “Title of work.” Title of Web Site. Publisher or sponsor of the site, Day, Month, Year of publication, URL. Accessed Day, Month, Year.


IN-TEXT REFERENCES

Basic: …end of sentence (Author Page).
 

Author mentioned in sentence (Page).

By Title: …end of sentence (“Title”).