Presentation on theme: "MLA S TYLE P ART III Works Cited page citations G ENERAL G UIDELINES Broadly speaking, entries follow this order: 1. Authors name 2. Title 3. Publication."— Presentation transcript:
G ENERAL G UIDELINES Broadly speaking, entries follow this order: 1. Authors name 2. Title 3. Publication information (date, volume, city of publication, etc.) 4. Mode of access (print or web) Each form is slightly different. There are forms for books, journal and magazine articles, newspaper articles, web sites, video recordings, and other types of entries. Look up the right format for each source. Do not trust an automated online citation service or citation-generating software to format your entries correctly. The responsibility is yours.
B OOKS Franke, Damon. Modernist Heresies: British Literary History, 1883-1924. Columbus: Ohio State UP, 2008. Print.
J OURNAL A RTICLES Piper, Andrew. Rethinking the Print Object: Goethe and the Book of Everything. PMLA 121.1 (2006): 124- 138. Print.
J OURNAL A RTICLES Piper, Andrew. Rethinking the Print Object: Goethe and the Book of Everything. PMLA 121.1 (2006): 124- 138. Print. (For a journal that uses volume numbers.) Kafka, Ben. The Demon of Writing: Paperwork, Public Safety, and the Reign of Terror. Representations 98 (2007): 1-24. Print. (For a journal that uses only issue numbers.)
M AGAZINE A RTICLES McEvoy, Dermot. Little Books, Big Success. Publishers Weekly 30 Oct. 2006: 26-28. Print. (For a weekly or bi-weekly magazine.) Kates, Robert. W. Population and Consumption: What We Know, What We Need to Know. Environment Apr. 2000: 10-19. Print. (For a monthly or bi-monthly magazine.)
N EWSPAPER A RTICLES Jeromack, Paul. This Once, a David of the Art World Does Goliath a Favor. New York Times 13 July 2002, late ed.: B7+. Print.
N EWSPAPER A RTICLES Jayson, Sharon. Avoiding Lies Can Improve Health. USA Today 6 August 2012: A1+. Print.
W EB S OURCES For each web source, cite as much of the following as possible: 1. Author, compiler, editor, etc. 2. Title of the work (the page) 3. Title of the overall Web site (in italics). 4. Version or edition 5. Publisher or sponsor. (Use N.p. if not available.) 6. Date of publication 7. Medium of publication (Web) 8. Date of access (day/month/year)
W EB S OURCE W ITH A N A UTHOR Bush, Dana. Reid Puts GOP in a Bind over Romneys Taxes. CNN.com. Turner Broadcasting System, 7 August 2012. Web. 20 August 2012. (Click to see online source.)
W EB S OURCE C ORPORATE A UTHOR American Heart Association. Healthy Diet Goals. Heart.org. AHA, 2012. Web. 20 August 2012. (Click to see online source.)
A CKNOWLEDGEMENT MLA Handbook, 7 th edition for some of the example entries.
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