MLA Citation

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MLA

Notes: More citation types will be added later, but those that are present are accurate.

The works cited list should be double spaced, and the citations should have hanging indents.

                      Print References

Book, edition other than the first

Doe, John, and Jane Doe. Book Name. Nth ed. Place: Publisher, Year. Print.


Kotz, John C., and Paul M. Treichel, Jr. Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity. 5th ed. Stamford, CT: Thomson Learning, 2003. Print.


Book, author and editor, edition other than the first

Doe, John. Book Name. Ed. Richard Roe* and Jane Doe. Nth ed. Place: Publisher, Year. Print.


Baudelaire, Charles. The Flowers of Evil. Ed. Marthiel Mathews and Jackson Mathews. Rev ed. New York: New Directions Publishing, 1989. Print.


Book, author and translator

Doe, John. Book Name. Trans. Richard Roe. Place: Publisher, Year. Print.


Sartre, Jean-Paul. Being and Nothingness: A Phenomenological Essay on Ontology. Trans. Hazel E. Barnes. New York: Washington Square Press, 1992. Print.


Article in an Edited Book

Doe, John, and Jane Doe. "Article Name." Book Name. Ed. Richard Roe. Place: Publisher, Year. page range. Print.


Stallybrass, Peter, and Allon White. "Bourgeois Hysteria and the Carnivalesque." The Cultural Studies Reader. Ed. Simon During. 2nd ed. New York: Routledge, 1999. 382-388. Print.


Journal Article, issue only**

Doe, John, and Jane Doe. “Article Name.” Journal Name volume (year): page range. Print.


Kafka, Ben. “The Demon of Writing: Paperwork, Public Safety, and the Reign of Terror.” ‘‘Representations’’ 98 (2007): 1-24. Print.


Journal Article, volume and issue

Doe, John, and Jane Doe. “Article Name.” Journal Name volume.issue (year): page range. Print.


Barthelme, Frederick. “Architecture.” Kansas Quarterly 13.3-4 (1981): 77-80. Print.


Newspaper Article

Doe, John. “Article Name.” Newspaper Name day month-abbreviated year, edition (if applicable, e.g., late ed.): page number, range, or the first page+ (the plus sign indicates more discontinuous pages). Print.


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


                      Online References


Non-Periodical Web Document

Doe, John. "Document Name." Web Site Name. Publisher/Sponsor, Date of Publication (day month year). Web. Date of Access (day month year).


Green, Joshua. "The Rove Presidency." The Atlantic.com. Atlantic Monthly Group, Sept. 2007. Web. 15 May 2008.


Non-Periodical Web Document, No Author

"Document Name." Web Site Name. Publisher/Sponsor, Date of Publication (day month year). Web. Date of Access (day month year).


"de Kooning, Willem." Encyclopaedia Britannica Online. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 2008. Web. 15 May 2008.


"Hourly News Summary." National Public Radio. Natl. Public Radio, 20 July 2007. Web. 20 July 2007.


"Maplewood, New Jersey." Map. Google Maps. Google, 15 May 2008. Web. 15 May 2008.


"The Scientists Speak." Editorial. New York Times. New York Times, 20 Nov. 2007. Web. 15 May 2008.


"Utah Mine Rescue Funeral." CNN.com. Cable News Network, 21 Aug. 2007. Web. 21 Aug. 2007.


"Verb Tenses." Chart. The OWL at Purdue. Purdue U Online Writing Lab, 2001. Web. 15 May 2008.



Non-Periodical Web Document, No Date

Doe, John. "Document Name." Web Site Name. Publisher/Sponsor, n.d. Web. Date of Access (day month year).


Antin, David. Interview by Charles Bernstein. Dalkey Archive Press. Dalkey Archive P, n.d. Web. 21 Aug. 2007.


Non-Periodical Web Document, No Date, Editor, No Author

Doe, John, ed. "Document Name." Web Site Name. Publisher/Sponsor, n.d. Web. Date of Access (day month year).


Liu, Alan, ed. Home page. Voice of the Shuttle. Dept. of English, U of California, Santa Barbara, n.d. Web. 15 May 2008.


Non-Periodical Web Document, No Publisher

Doe, John. "Document Name." Web Site Name. N.p., Date of Publication (day month year). Web. Date of Access (day month year).


Lessig, Lawrence. "Free Debates: More Republicans Call on RNC." Lessig 2.0. N.p., 4 May 2007. Web. 15 May 2008.


Article in an Online Scholarly Journal, No Pagination

Doe, John. "Article Name." Journal Name volume.issue (year): n. pag. Web. Date of Access (day month year).


Ouellette, Marc. "Theories, Memories, Bodies, and Artists." Editorial. Reconstruction 7.4 (2007): n. pag. Web. 5 June 2008.


Periodical Publication in an Online Database

Doe, John. "Article Name." Journal Name volume.issue (year): page range (or n. pag if there's no pagination). Database Name. Web. Date of Access (day month year).


Chan, Evans. "Postmodernism and Hong Kong Cinema." Postmodern Culture 10.3 (2000): n. pag. Project Muse. Web. 5 June 2008.


Evangelista, Stefano. Rev. of Victorian and Edwardian Responses to the Italian Renaissance, ed. John E. Law and Lene Ostermark-Johansen. Victorian Studies 46.4 (2006): 729-31. Academic Search Premier. Web. 12 Mar. 2007.


Tolson, Nancy. "Making Books Available: The Role of Early Libraries, Librarians, and Booksellers in the Promotion of African American Children's Literature." African American Review 32.1 (1998): 9-16. JSTOR. Web. 5 June 2008.


*According to the American Heritage Dictionary, Richard Roe is "used as a name in legal proceedings to designate an unknown or unidentified man or boy, especially the second of two such persons, the first usually being named John Doe."


**This citation form should be used for journals that continue the pagination from one issue of a volume to the next, e.g., if the first issue of a volume ends on page 143 and the second issue of that same volume begins on page 144. Examples include PMLA, Applied Linguistics, (the) American Journal of Education, and (the) Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism.