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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.

Selected APA References Examples

Book with one author (print)

Author's last name, Initial(s). (Date of publication). Book title. Place of publication: Publisher.

Sparks, N. (2011). The best of me. New York, NY: Grand Central Publishing.

 

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

Authors' last name(s), Initial(s). (Year). Article title. Journal title, volume(issue), page range. doi

* If there is no DOI, instead include the URL for the home page of the article.

Segal, S., Gelfand, B. J., Hurwitz, S., Berkowitz, L., Ashley, S. W., Nadel, E. S., & Katz, J. T. (2010). Plagiarism in residency application essays. Annals of Internal Medicine, 153, 112-W44. Retrieved from http://web.ebscohost.com

 

Website with no author

Title (italicized) (date) Retrieved from URL

What causes Alzheimer's disease? (2012) Retrieved from http://www.memorystudy.org/alzheimers_causes.htm

 

Image with author

Authors' last name(s), Initial(s). (Year). Image title [Format]. Retrieved from URL

 

Selected Chicago Bibliography Examples

Book with one author (print)

Author's name: last name, first name. Title (italicized). Place of publication: publisher, year.

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

Journal 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 number, (date): page numbers. doi or persistent URL for the article

Segal, Scott, Brian J. Gelfand, Shelley Hurwitz, Lori Berkowitz, Stanley W. Ashley, Eric S. Nadel, and Joel T. Katz. "Plagiarism in Residency Application Essays." Annals of Internal Medicine 153, no. 2 (2010): 112-W44 http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=52408191&site=ehost-live

Website without an author

Title of website. sponsor. date of publication/update URL

Margaret Sanger Papers Project. History Dept., New York U, last modified May 3 2010 http://www.nyu.edu/projects/sanger/