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Wenli Gao Instructional Services Librarian MSC Butcher Library
<ul><li>What is MLA? </li></ul><ul><li>--Modern Language Association </li></ul><ul><li>Who uses it? </li></ul><ul><li>-- W...
<ul><li>Lastname, Firstname.  Title of Book . Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Medium of Publication....
<ul><li>Editor, author, or compiler name (if available).  Name of Site . Version number. Name of institution/organization ...
<ul><li>For an individual page on a website, list the author or alias if known, followed by the information covered above ...
<ul><li>If the work is cited on the web only, then provide the name of the artist, the title of the work, the medium of th...
<ul><li>When the photographer or artist's name is not given, use the title of the photograph or image, in quotation marks,...
<ul><li>Provide the speaker’s name. Then, give the title of the speech (if any) in quotation marks. Then the location of t...
<ul><li>Ask at reference desk, 1st floor  </li></ul><ul><li>Chat with us during library hours ( Our IM name is:  Morrisvil...
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  1. 1. Wenli Gao Instructional Services Librarian MSC Butcher Library
  2. 2. <ul><li>What is MLA? </li></ul><ul><li>--Modern Language Association </li></ul><ul><li>Who uses it? </li></ul><ul><li>-- Widely used in the humanities, </li></ul><ul><li>especially in writing on language </li></ul><ul><li>and literature </li></ul><ul><li>Why use it? </li></ul><ul><li>--Organize your writing </li></ul><ul><li>--Help you cite </li></ul><ul><li>--More professional </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Lastname, Firstname. Title of Book . Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Medium of Publication. </li></ul><ul><li>Henley, Patricia. The Hummingbird House . Denver: MacMurray, 1999. Print. </li></ul><ul><li>Gillespie, Paula, and Neal Lerner. The Allyn and Bacon Guide to Peer Tutoring . Boston: Allyn, 2000. Print. </li></ul><ul><li>Encyclopedia of Indiana . New York: Somerset, 1993. Print. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>Felluga, Dino. Guide to Literary and Critical Theory . Purdue U, 28 Nov. 2003. Web. 10 May 2006. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>For an individual page on a website, list the author or alias if known, followed by the information covered above for entire websites. Remember to use n.p. if no publisher name is available and n.d. if no publishing date is given. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;How to Make Vegetarian Chili.&quot; eHow.com . eHow, n.d. Web. 24 Feb. 2009. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>If the work is cited on the web only, then provide the name of the artist, the title of the work, the medium of the work, and then follow the citation format for a website. If the work is posted via a username, use that username for the author. </li></ul><ul><li>brandychloe. &quot;Great Horned Owl Family.&quot; Photograph. Webshots . American Greetings, 22 May 2006. Web. 5 Nov. 2009. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>When the photographer or artist's name is not given, use the title of the photograph or image, in quotation marks, as the first element of the citation. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Crete.&quot; Map. Google Maps. Google, 25 Jan. 2010. Web. 25 Jan. 2010. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Provide the speaker’s name. Then, give the title of the speech (if any) in quotation marks. Then the location of the occasion, and the date </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Englot, Anne. “Art Nouveau.&quot; Morrisville, New York. 25 Mar. 2011. Lecture PowerPoint. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Ask at reference desk, 1st floor </li></ul><ul><li>Chat with us during library hours ( Our IM name is: MorrisvilleLib ) </li></ul><ul><li>Call us at 684-6055 </li></ul><ul><li>Email a question: [email_address] </li></ul>
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