Evans Library Easy Instruction
Citations include publication information for
the source such as the author, title, date of
publication and publisher.
You need to follow the MLA guidelines exactly
to make sure your citations are correct.
Lastname, Firstname. Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher,
Year of Publication. Medium of Publication.
Collins, Suzanne. The Hunger Games. New York : Scholastic Press,
Book with more than one author:
Lastname, First name, First name last name. Title of Book. City of
Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Medium of Publication.
Child, Julia, Simone Beck, and Louisette Bertholle. Mastering the Art
of French Cooking. New York: Knopf, 1961. Print.
If more than three authors, list the first author and then use et al.
Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Journal Volume.Issue (Year): pages.
Medium of publication.
Manago, Adriana M. "Me and My 400 Friends: The Anatomy of College
Students' Facebook Networks, Their Communication Patterns, and Well-
Being". Developmental Psychology 48.2 (2012): 369-380. Print.
Article from webpage: For an individual page on a Web site, list the
author or alias if known, followed by the information covered above for
entire Web sites. Remember to use n.p. if no publisher name is available
and n.d. if no publishing date is given. (From OWL at purdue)
"How to Make Vegetarian Chili." eHow. Demand Media, n.d. Web. 24
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