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  1. 1. MLA Citations How to cite different kinds of sources.
  2. 2. Books • In text; cite with the author’s name and page number. “Tea is known as the greatest beverage of all time (Biggs, 222). “ • If the author’s name appears in the sentence, just use the page number. • “Biggs argues that tea is the greatest beverage of all time (222).” • Works cited; Lastname, Firstname. Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Medium of Publication.
  3. 3. Online Videos • In text; use the name of creator/uploader. “Many people in Norway are perplexed by the call of the fox (Ylvis) Works cited; Author’s Name or Poster’s Username. “Title of Image or Video.” Media Type Text. Name of Website. Name of Website’s Publisher, date of posting. Medium. date retrieved. Ylvis. “What Does the Fox Say?” Online video clip. Youtube. Youtube, September 3rd, 2013. Web. November 5th, 2013.
  4. 4. Lectures, speeches, addresses, readings, and other web video presentations: • In text use the presenter’s last name. “There are some major problems with our modern diet (Bittman). Works Cited; • Speaker (last name, first name). “Title of Presentation.” Sponsoring Organization, date of presentation. Web. Date of access (day month year). Bittman, Mark. “What’s Wrong with What We Eat.” TEDTalks, Dec. 2007. Web. 18 May 2009.
  5. 5. An Article in a Scholarly Journal • In text; Use the author’s last name and the page number (if applicable) “Television can be very relaxing (Duvall, 25) • Works cited; Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Journal Volume.Issue (Year): pages. Medium of publication. Duvall, John N. "The (Super)Marketplace of Images: Television as Unmediated Mediation in DeLillo's White Noise." Arizona Quarterly50.3 (1994): 127-53. Print.
  6. 6. Websites/Blogs • In text; Author’s name. • • • • • • • • • • Works Cited; Author and/or editor names (if available) Article name in quotation marks (if applicable) Title of the Website, project, or book in italics. Any version numbers available, including revisions, posting dates, volumes, or issue numbers. Publisher information, including the publisher name and publishing date. Take note of any page numbers (if available). Medium of publication. Date you accessed the material. URL in <>s(if required, or for your own personal reference; MLA does not require a URL).
  7. 7. Online continued…. • Editor, author, or compiler name (if available). Name of Site. Version number. Name of institution/organization affiliated with the site (sponsor or publisher), date of resource creation (if available). Medium of publication. Date of access. <web address> Aristotle. Poetics. Trans. S. H. Butcher. The Internet Classics Archive. Web Atomic and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 13 Sept. 2007. Web. 4 Nov. 2008. ‹›.
  8. 8. Magazines/Newspapers • In text- Author’s name. Works cited • Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Periodical Day Month Year: pages. Medium of publication. Buchman, Dana. "A Special Education." Good Housekeeping Mar. 2006: 143-48. Print.
  9. 9. Poems • In text; Author’s last name, plus line numbers if applicable. • Works cited; no specific guidelines, follow the rules of where you found the poem (book, online etc) Burns, Robert. "Red, Red Rose." 100 Best-Loved Poems. Ed. Philip Smith. New York: Dover, 1995. 26. Print.