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MLA Style Guide

Guide to Modern Language Association style.

How Do I Cite

Article - One Author (p. 32)

Goldman, Anne. "Questions of Transport: Reading Primo Levi Reading Dante." The Georgia Review, vol. 64, no. 1, 2010, pp. 69-88. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/41403188.

Article - Two Authors (p. 21)

Castle, Patrick J., and Anna S. Knight. “Biometric Privacy Lawsuits Rising.” Workforce, vol. 97, no. 3, May 2018, pp. 20– 21. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=129474046&site=ehost-live&scope=site.

Article - No Author (p. 24)

“Acosted.” Economist, vol. 432, no. 9151, July 2019, pp. 26–27. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=137606611&site=ehost-live&scope=site.

Website (p. 28)

Hollmichel, Stefanie. "The Reading Brain: Differences between Digital and Print." So Many Books, 25 Apr. 2013, somanybooksblog.com/2013/04/25/the-reading-brain-differences-between-digital-and-print/.

Website - No Author (MLA Style Center)

"How Do I Cite a Map?" The MLA Style Center, Modern Language Association of America, 6 Apr. 2018, style.mla.org/citingimages-viewed-firsthand-or-online/.

Website - Groups or Government Agencies (p. 25)

"Coronaviruses." National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, 13 Mar. 2020, www.niaid.nih.gov/diseases-conditions/coronaviruses.

Book (p. 21)

Jacobs, Alan. The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction. Oxford UP, 2011.

Book Chapter (p. 30)

Bazin, Patrick. "Toward Metareading." The Future of the Book, edited by Geoffrey Nunberg, U of California P, 1996, pp. 153-68.

eBook (p. 34)

Gikandi, Simon. Ngugi wa Thiong'o. Cambridge UP, 2000. ACLS Humanities E-book, hdl.handle.net/2027/heb.07588.0001.001.

Video - YouTube (p. 44)

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Unaired Pilot 1996." YouTube, uploaded by Brian Stowe, 28 Jan. 2012, www.youtube.com/watch?v=WR3J-v7QXXw.

Video - App (Netflix, Hulu, Xfinity) (p. 33)

"Under the Gun." Pretty Little Liars, season 4, episode 6, ABC Family, 16 July 2013. Hulu, www.hulu.com/watch/511318.

Blog Post (p. 42)

Clancy, Kate. "Defensive Scholarly Writing and Science Communication." Context and Variation, Scientific American Blogs, 24 Apr. 2013, blogs.scientificamerican.com/context-and-variation/2013/04/24/defensive-scholarly-writing-and-science-communication/.

Podcast (MLA Style Center)

Gladwell, Malcolm, narrator. "The Lady Vanishes." Revisionist History, season 1, episode 1, Slate Group, 2016, revisionisthistory.com/seasons?selected=season-1.

Twitter (p. 24)

@persiankiwi. "We have report of large street battles in east & west Tehran now - #Iranelection." Twitter, 23 June 2009, 11:15 a.m., twitter.com/persiankiwi/status/2298106072.

Image from a database (Artstor)

Anti-racism Demonstration. 1989. Artstor, library-artstororg.db03.linccweb.org/asset/SS35279_35279_35491196.

Image from a Google search (MLA Style Center)

Sheldon, Natasha. “Human Remains in Pompeii: The Body Casts.” Decoded Past, 23 Mar. 2014, decodedpast.com/human-remains-pompeii-body-casts/7532.