MLA styles

 How to cite a book in MLA format?

The authors name should be reserved last name, first name; separated using a comma. The full title of the book, including subtitles, should be italicized and end with a period. Next include the city it was published in and then the publisher’s name, followed by the year it was published. It should end with the medium of the resource.

Last Name, First Name. Book Title. Publisher City: Publisher Name, Year Published. Medium.

Smith, John. The Sample Book. Pittsburgh: Joe White, 2008. Print.

How do you cite an article in MLA styles?

Citing articles you must include the following in your MLA format. Author’s name, article title, publication title (journal, magazine, etc.), volume number, publication date (abbreviate months, if used), the inclusive page numbers, medium of publication.

Matarrita-Cascante, David. “Beyond Growth: Reaching Tourism-Led Development.” Annals of Tourism Research 37.4 (2010): 1141-63. Print.

How do you cite a blog or website using MLA styles?

First the Editors/Author/compilers name. Then put the name of the site in italics. Next the version number of the website. Followed by the name of the institute/organization affiliated with the site, use a comma to separate this from the next part, the date of creation. Then state the medium of publication. Finally put the date you accessed the site. A URL is not required anymore in standard MLA.

Example:

John Smith. Example Site. Version number. Example institution, date of resource creation. Medium. Day accessed month accessed year accessed.

The Purdue OWL Family of Sites. The Writing Lab and OWL at Purdue and Purdue U, 2008. Web. 7 November. 2013.

How do you cite a video in MLA styles?

First put the name of the video in parentheses. Followed by the name of the website. Next insert the name of the institute/organization affiliated with the site, then put a comma and include the date of publication. Then state the medium of publication. Finally put the date you accessed the site.

Example:

“Example video.” Example site. Example organization, day month year. Medium. Day accessed month accessed year accessed.

“2009 Commencement.” YouTube. YouTube, 27 May 2009. Web. 23 July 2009

How do you site a lecture in MLA styles?

Speaker’s name. “Title of speech”. Name of meeting/organization. Location. Date. Type of presentation.

* Types of presentation: Address, lecture, keynotes, guest lecture, conference presentation.

Bibliography:

“MLA Style: Citing Articles.” Information Literacy @ Kent Library. N.p., 0

“Bibliography Maker.” How to Cite a Website in a Bibliography Using MLA. N.p., 06 Nov. 2013. Web. 06 Nov. 2013. <http://www.bibme.org/citation-

Grenfell, Wilfred Thomason. Adrift on an Ice Pan. St. John’s: Creative, 1992. Print.

“MLA Work Cited: Electronic sources (Web publications)” Purdue Owl. 14 Dec 2012.

Web. 02 Nov 2013.

“MLA Work Cited: Other common sources” Purdue Owl. 24 Jun 2013.

 

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