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MLA Citation Style

This guide provides examples for the Modern Language Association (MLA) style guide rules on citations and bibliographies.

Scholarly Article with a Single Author

Lastname, Firstname. "Title of Article." Title of Journal. vol. number, issue no., Year, Inclusive Page Numbers. Database (optional), URL (optional).

Engel, Steven. "Developmental Perspectives on Lesbian and Gay Politics: Fragmented Citizenship in a Fragmented State." Perspectives on Politics. vol. 13, no. 2, 2015, pp. 287-311. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1537592715000043

Scholarly Article with Multiple Authors

Lastname, Firstname, and Firstname Lastname. "Title of Article." Title of Journal. vol. Number, Issue no., Year. Inclusive Page Numbers. Database (optional), URL (optional).

Beasley, Myron M., and Patricia M. Hager. "Intervention, Instigation, Interruption: Art, Activism, and Social Policy." Journal of Poverty. vol. 18, no. 1, 2014, pp. 1-4. SocINDEX, www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10875549.2014.866397.

Print Newspaper Article with a Single Author

Lastname, Firstname. "Title of Article." Title of Publication, Date of Publication, Page or Section.

Kehn, Andree. "Local Students Graduate from Bates College." Sun Journal 8 Aug 2015, Well Done sec.

Online Newspaper Article with a Single Author

Lastname, Firstname. "Title of Article." Title of Publication. Sponsor of Website, Date of Publication, URL.

Kehn, Andree. "Local Students Graduate from Bates College." Sun Journal. Sun Media Weekly Newspapers, 8 Aug. 2015, http://search.proquest.com/docview/1702247019?accountid=8505