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MLA WORKS CITED TEMPLATE


TYPE OF SOURCE

WORKS CITED EXAMPLES

IN TEXT CITATION

Book with one author

Author’s last name, first name. Title. Place of Publication: Publisher, Date of Publication. Medium of Publication.

Example:

Philbrick, Nathaniel. Revenge of the Whale: The True Story. New York: Putnam, 2002. Print.



(Philbrick 22)

Book with more than one author

Example:

Bode, Janet, and Stan Mack. Hard Time. New York: Delacorte, 1996. Print.



(Bode and Mack 33)



Book with one editor

Editor’s last name, first name, ed. Title. Place of Publication: Publisher, Date of Publication. Medium of Publication.

Example:

Newton, David E., ed. Encyclopedia of Science. Detroit: UXL, 1998. Print.



(Newton 64)

Book with two editors

Example:

Newton, David E., and Rob Nagel, eds. Encyclopedia of Science. Detroit: UXL, 1998. Print.


(Newton and Nagel 82)



Book with three or more editors

Example:

Newton, David E., et al, eds. Encyclopedia of Science. Detroit: UXL, 1998. Print.



(Newton 200)



Book with an article or chapter, or a work in an anthology

Author of poem, story, or article last name, first name. “Article Title.” Title of Book or Anthology. Editor of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher, Date of Publication. Page Numbers. Medium of Publication.

Example:

Knights, L.C. “Macbeth: a Lust for Power.” William Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Ed. Harold Bloom. New York: Chelsea, 1987. 39-57. Print.


(Knights 39-42)



Book with reprinted criticism or scholarly article (as in Short Stories for Students, Novels for Students, Drama for Students, and Poetry for Students)

Author of article last name, first name. “Title of Article.” Title of Original Publication (Date of original Publication): Page number(s) in Original Publication. Title of Book. Editor of Book. Volume Number. Place of Publication: Publisher, Date of Publication. Page Number in reprint. Medium of Publication.

Example:

Yuen, Maria. “Two Crises of Decision in Jane Eyre.” English Studies. June, 1976: 215-216. Rpt. in Novels for Students. Ed. Marie Rose Napierkowski. Vol. 4. Detroit: Gale, 1998. 184-186. Print.


(Yuen 215)



Signed and Unsigned Encyclopedia Articles

Author of Article last name, First name. “Title of Article.” Title of Encyclopedia. Edition of Encyclopedia. Date. Medium of Publication.

Example:

Haskett, James B. “Lethbridge.” The World Book Encyclopedia. 2006 ed. Print.



Unsigned Article Example:

“Renaissance.” Encyclopedia Americana. 2004 ed. Print.


(Haskett 462)


(Renaissance 301)

Personal Interview

Name of Person Interviewed. Kind of Interview. Date.

Example:

Hill, R. Personal Interview. 23 Oct. 2009.



(Hill)



TYPE OF SOURCE

WORKS CITED EXAMPLES

IN TEXT CITATIONS

Website (Use n.p. for no publisher and n.d. for no date. If other information is not given, cite what is available.)

Website with no author



Author’s last name, first name. “Title of Work.” Title of Overall Website. Version or Edition. Publisher or Site Sponsor or n.p. for not available, Date of Publication or n.d. for no date given. Medium of publication. Date of access.

Example:

Lynch, Tim. “DSN Trials.” Psi Phi: Bradley’s Science Fiction. n.p., 1996. Web. 22 Aug. 2009.

Example:

“Dylan Thomas.” Poets.Org. Academy of American Poets. n.d. Web. 23 May 2014.


(Lynch)
(“Dylan Thomas”)

If it is a long title, you may abbreviate by using the first word by which it is alphabetized in the works cited.


Website with URL required

Example:

Lynch, Tim. “DSN Trials.” Psi Phi: Bradley’s Science Fiction. n.p., 1996. Web. 22 Aug. 2009. .


(Lynch)


Online Encyclopedia

Example:

Deliyannis, Deborah Mauskopf. “Middle Ages.” World Book Advanced. World Book, 2009. Web. 19 Oct. 2009.



(Deliyannis)



Database(example from Literature Resource Center in Gale)

Example:

Shayon, Robert Lewis. “The Interplanetary Spock.” Saturday Review 17 June 1967: 46. Rpt. in Contemporary Literary Criticism. Ed. Sharon R. Gunton. Vol 17. Detroit: Gale, 1981: 403. Literature Resource Center. Gale. Web. 16 Oct. 2001.


(Shayon 403)



Database (example from Literary Reference Center in EBSCO)

Example:

Kimbrel, William. “Carlos Baker and the General.” Hemingway Review, Vol. 16. Issue 1 (1988): 51-53. Literary Reference Center. EBSCO. Web. 20 Aug. 2008.

(Kimbrel 53)



Online Book (example from Gale Virtual Reference Library)

Example:

Hanes, Richard C. and Sharon M. Hanes, eds. Historic Events for Students: The Great Depression. Vol. 2. Detroit: Gale, 2002. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Gale. Web. 30 Oct. 2008.


(Hanes and Hanes 33)



Image from the web

Artist or photographer last name, first name. Title or description of Work. Date created. Title of database or website. Medium of Publication. Date of Access.

Example:

Cohen, Jessie. Photograph. Smithsonian National Zoological



Park, n.d. Web. 23 May 2014.

(Cohen)


C. Moses 2007; 2014

P. Posey Revised 2009




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