MLA CitationsH OW TO C ITE Y OURB OOK AND I NTERNET     S OURCES
What is MLA? Stands for Modern Language Association Citation style for English subjects Other citation styles include: ...
Two Main Parts In-text citations Appear  in your paper and give credit  to the author Bookending or “citation sandwiche...
In-text Citation ExamplesAccording to the American HeartAssociation’s website, eating salty foodscan increase a person’s r...
In-text CitationsRemember:1. Book titles = italicized      Harry Potter, Elements of Literature2.    Articles = quotation ...
Works Cited PageCiting a book:Last name, First name. Title of Book. City ofPublication: Publisher, Year of Publication.Med...
Works Cited PageCiting a website:Editor/author name(if available). Name of Site.Name of sponsor or publisher, date of crea...
Works Cited PageCiting a website:No publisher = “n.p.”No date = “n.d.”Date is written as day, month, and year:            ...
More Examples : Books
More Examples : Websites
Try It Yourself! Book  Author:  Jane Harriet  Title: Carrying the Burden  Place published: New York  Publisher/Sponso...
Try It Yourself! Website   Author: Naomi Pasachoff   Page title:    Marie Curie: Her Story in Brief   Sponsor: The Cen...
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MLA Citations

  1. 1. MLA CitationsH OW TO C ITE Y OURB OOK AND I NTERNET S OURCES
  2. 2. What is MLA? Stands for Modern Language Association Citation style for English subjects Other citation styles include:  APA (American Psychological Assocation) Psychology, economics, business, nursing  Chicago History
  3. 3. Two Main Parts In-text citations Appear in your paper and give credit to the author Bookending or “citation sandwiches” Works Cited page Listsall your sources at the end of your paper
  4. 4. In-text Citation ExamplesAccording to the American HeartAssociation’s website, eating salty foodscan increase a person’s risk of heartdisease (www.heart.org).In her book, Eating Right, Dr. MarieMiller explains that eating salty foodscan lead to heart disease (182).
  5. 5. In-text CitationsRemember:1. Book titles = italicized Harry Potter, Elements of Literature2. Articles = quotation marks “New Star Discovered”3. The period ALWAYS stays at the end of your bookend. According to Sawyer, the nation was in trouble (182).
  6. 6. Works Cited PageCiting a book:Last name, First name. Title of Book. City ofPublication: Publisher, Year of Publication.Medium of Publication.Example:Henley, Patricia. The Hummingbird House.Denver: MacMurray, 1999. Print.
  7. 7. Works Cited PageCiting a website:Editor/author name(if available). Name of Site.Name of sponsor or publisher, date of creation (ifavailable). Medium of publication. Date youvisited website.Example:The Purdue OWL Family of Sites. The WritingLab and OWL at Purdue and Purdue U, 2008.Web. 27 Nov. 2012.
  8. 8. Works Cited PageCiting a website:No publisher = “n.p.”No date = “n.d.”Date is written as day, month, and year: Example: 27 Nov. 2012
  9. 9. More Examples : Books
  10. 10. More Examples : Websites
  11. 11. Try It Yourself! Book  Author: Jane Harriet  Title: Carrying the Burden  Place published: New York  Publisher/Sponsor: Madison Publishing  Date of creation: 1977  Medium of publication: Print
  12. 12. Try It Yourself! Website  Author: Naomi Pasachoff  Page title: Marie Curie: Her Story in Brief  Sponsor: The Center for History of Physics  Date published: no specific date given  Medium of publication: Web  Date accessed: Today

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