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MLA 8th Edition

A guide to citing sources using the updated MLA 8th edition.

Print Articles

Basic Format

Article Author Last, First. "Article Title." Publication Title, Volume and/or issue number, Publication date, Pages.

Examples

Funnell, Lisa, and Klaus Dodds. “'The Man with the Midas Touch': The Haptic Geographies of James Bond's Body." The Journal of Popular Film and Television, vol. 43, no. 3, 2015, pp. 121-135. 

Jacoby, Christopher. "Reverse the Curse: Finding the Source of a Buzz, Rattle, or Funny Sound in your Violin, Viola, Cello, or Bass Doesn't Have to Make You Crazy." Strings, vol. 30, no. 11, issue 254, June 2016, pp. 54-55.

Brantley, Ben, et al. "'Hamilton,' Yes, But That's Not All." The New York Timesvol. CLXV, no. 57,233, 15 May 2016, ppAR 6-9.

Online Articles

Basic Format

Article Author Last, First. "Article Title." Publication Title, Volume and/or issue number, Publication date, Pages. DatabaseURL or DOI.

Examples

Kreisel, Deanna K. "The Madwoman on the Third Story: Jane Eyre in Space." PMLA, vol. 131, no. 1, 2016, pp. 101-115. MLA Journals, doi10.1632/pmla.2016.131.1.101.

Kirkpatrick, Ellen, and Suzanne Scott. "Representation and Diversity in Comics Studies." Cinema Journal, vol. 55, no. 1, 2015, pp. 220-224. Project Muse, https://muse.jhu.edu/article/595609.

Reid, Kerry. "At Shakespearean World's Fair." American Theatre, vol. 33, no. 4, April 2016, pp. 46-49. International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance, http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ibh&AN=113878639&login.asp&site=ehost-live. 

Faraci, Devin. "I Killed Robin, the Boy Wonder." Birth. Movies. Death., 20 April 2016, http://birthmoviesdeath.com/2016/04/20/i-killed-robin-the-boy-wonder.