MLA Citations
Why cite? <ul><li>Credit Author </li></ul><ul><li>Aid Reader </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthen Argument </li></ul>
Making reference to works of others using MLA style <ul><li>Two tasks </li></ul><ul><li>1 .Provide the author's name and t...
Task 1 in text citation Provide  (author's name and the page) at end of sentence containing reference, or allow the narrat...
Task 1 in text citation cont’d  If there is no author, use title.   Title is placed in parentheses in same format it is ci...
Task 2 Provide a full citation in alphabetical order on Works Cited page   <ul><li>Bell, Steven. &quot;Welcome to the Keep...
<ul><li>Author’s name last, first.  Title Underlined .  Place of publication:   Publisher,   Publication Date . </li></ul>...
Anatomy of an chapter or encyclopedia article citation <ul><li>Author’s name last, first.  “Article Title.”   Book Title ....
Anatomy of a website citation <ul><li>Author’s name last, first.  “Title of website article.”   Title of Entire Website   ...
Practice <ul><li>S:TRACYcitation  manipulatives </li></ul>
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MLA Book Citations Only

  1. 1. MLA Citations
  2. 2. Why cite? <ul><li>Credit Author </li></ul><ul><li>Aid Reader </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthen Argument </li></ul>
  3. 3. Making reference to works of others using MLA style <ul><li>Two tasks </li></ul><ul><li>1 .Provide the author's name and the page in text or a (in-text or parenthetical citation) in the report itself. </li></ul><ul><li>2 . Provide a full citation in a separate Works Cited page. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Task 1 in text citation Provide (author's name and the page) at end of sentence containing reference, or allow the narrative to indicate source (signal phrase ) <ul><li>Adam Smith describes labor as the most important factor in producing wealth in a nation (134). </li></ul><ul><li>End of sentence (Tan 119). book </li></ul><ul><li>(Ogden 67). article </li></ul><ul><li>(Bell). website </li></ul>
  5. 5. Task 1 in text citation cont’d If there is no author, use title. Title is placed in parentheses in same format it is cited in Work cited page. <ul><li>(“Writer”) </li></ul><ul><li>( Hoover’s Online ) </li></ul><ul><li>( Double Vision ) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Task 2 Provide a full citation in alphabetical order on Works Cited page <ul><li>Bell, Steven. &quot;Welcome to the Keeping Up Web Site.&quot; Steven Bell's Keeping Up Web Site . 3 Jan 2006. 26 Jan 2006. <http://staff.philau.edu/bells/keepup/>. </li></ul><ul><li>Ogden, Michael. &quot;Marshall Islands.&quot; World Book Encyclopedia . 2004. </li></ul><ul><li>Tan, Amy. The Kitchen God's Wife . New York: Putnam, 1991. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Author’s name last, first. Title Underlined . Place of publication: Publisher, Publication Date . </li></ul><ul><li>Tan, Amy . The Kitchen God's Wife . New York: Putnam , 1991 . </li></ul>Anatomy of a book citation
  8. 8. Anatomy of an chapter or encyclopedia article citation <ul><li>Author’s name last, first. “Article Title.” Book Title . Publication city: Publisher, Year. page numbers. </li></ul><ul><li>Smith, Roff .  “Frozen Far.”  Geographic Stories. New York: Farrar, 2001 . 30-38. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Anatomy of a website citation <ul><li>Author’s name last, first. “Title of website article.” Title of Entire Website Underlined . Publication Date. Date Accessed. <URL> </li></ul><ul><li>Follow this form with what you know. If no author skip to title… </li></ul><ul><li>“ Chef.&quot; Exploring Career Information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics . 21 Oct. 2004. 27 Jan. 2006 <http://www.bls.gov/k12/ reading01.htm>. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Practice <ul><li>S:TRACYcitation manipulatives </li></ul>
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