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MLA Citations Guide - Maple Woods

Welcome! Nervous about MLA citations? This is the place for you! Information about in-text citations, bibliography format, and general rules of practice for citations in academia!

Online Magazine Articles

Magazine articles generally include a specific date and a page number unless they are a free source from the Internet.

Example for a free online magazine:

Kaiser, Jocelyn. "Cancer Drug Shrinks Undruggable Lung Tumors." Science, 20 Sept. 2020, www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/09/cancer-     

         drug-shrinks-undruggable-lung-tumors.

Note: Do not include http:// or https:// in the URL.

 

In-text citation, Direct Quote:

"..." (Kaiser).

 

Example of a magazine article from a database:

Carlisle, Camille M. "The Face of a Black Hole.” Sky & Telescope, vol. 138, no. 3, Sept. 2019, p. 18. EBSCOhost,

          search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=137284515&site=ehost-live.

Notes: Do not include http:// or https:// in the URL. Be sure to use a permalink or stable URL provided by the database.

 

In-text citation, Direct Quote:

"..." (Carlisle, 18).

 

 

Print Magazine Articles

Print magazine example:

Carlisle, Camille M. “The Face of a Black Hole.” Sky & Telescope, vol. 138, no. 3, Sept. 2019, p. 18. 

 

In-text citation, Direct Quote:

"..." (Carlisle 18).