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English: A Research Guide

Online MLA Citation Examples

Selected MLA Works Cited Examples

Book with one author

Author's name: last name, first name. book title (italicized). city of publication: publisher, date. medium.

Sparks, Nicholas. The Best of Me. New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2011. Print.

Article from a database (e.g. Academic Search Premier)

Author's name(s): last name, first name. "title of article." journal title (italicized) volume.issue (year): page numbers. name of database (italicized). medium. date of access (day month year).

Segal, Scott et. al. "Plagiarism in Residency Application Essays. Annals of Internal Medicine 153.2 (2010): 112-W44. Academic Search Premier. Web. 28 March 2012.

Website with no author

Title of website (italicized). sponsor of site, update (day month year). medium. date of access (day month year).

Margaret Sanger Papers Project. History Dept., New York U, 3 May 2010. Web. 28 March 2012.

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