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MLA Citation Style

Articles: Generic

Print

Author. "Title of source." Title of Journal, Other contributors, Version, Number, Publisher, Publication date, Location.

DOI

Author. "Title of source." Title of Journal, Other contributors, Version, Number, Publisher, Publication date, Location. Database, doi.

Item Retrieved from Online Database

Author. "Title of source." Title of Journal, Other contributors, Version, Number, Publisher, Publication date, Location. Database, url.

Articles in Journals, Magazines and Newspapers

Journal or Magazine Article

Print

Piper, Andrew. “Rethinking the Print Object: Goethe and the Book of Everything.” PMLA, vol. 121, no. 1, 2006, pp. 124-38.

DOI

Hurley, Nat. "The Queer Traffic in Literature; or, Reading Anthologically." ESC: English Studies in Canada, vol. 36, no. 1, 2010, pp. 81-108. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/esc.2010.0001.

Item Retrieved from Online Database

Berek, Peter. “Cross-Dressing, Gender, and Absolutism in the Beaumont and Fletcher Plays.” Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900. vol. 44, no. 2, 2004, pp. 359-377. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/3844635.

Newspaper Article

Print

Tumola, Cristabelle. “NYC Developers Seek to Justify High Prices with New Amenities.” Metro [New York City], 9 Aug. 2016, p. 4.

Electronic

Hilts, Phillip. J. "In forecasting their emotions, most people flunk out." The New York Times, 16 Feb. 1999. www.nytimes.com/1999/02/16/science/in-forecasting-their-emotions-most-people-flunk-out.html

No Author

All four pillars needed to combat drug scourge. The Vancouver Sun, 15 May 2004, p. C6.

Non-continuous pages

Jeromack, Paul. “This Once, a David of the Art World Does Goliath a Favor.” New York Times 13 July 2002, late ed.: B7-.

Comments

  • If an article appears on discontinuous pages, give only the first page followed by a dash.

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