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MLA INFORMATION

WORKS CITED


HOW TO CITE A BOOK


  1. Author’s Last name, First name (and Middle initial if there is one).

  2. Title of Book.  

  3. Name of Publisher,

  4. Date of publication.


Smith, John A.  Title.  Publishing Company, 2000.


Two authors:

Last name, First name, and First name Last name.


Smith, John, and William Jones. Title.  Publishing Company, 2000.


Three authors or more:

Last name, First name, et al.


Smith, John, et al. Title. Publishing Company, 2000.

 

HOW TO CITE A DATABASE ARTICLE


  1. Author’s Last name, First name. (If available.)

  2. “Title of article in quotes.”

  3. Title of Database in italics.

  4. Name of Publisher if different from title of database.

  5. Web.

  6. Date of access.

  7. URL address.


Smith, John. "How Many Bones Do We Have?" The World Almanac for Kids Online.
Infobase Learning. Web. 6 Dec. 2016. <http://wak.infobaselearning.com/recordurl.aspx?
wid=157968&nid=38504>.

 

HOW TO CITE A WEBSITE



  1. Place the author’s name in reverse order, last name first, add a comma, and then the first name followed by a period.

  2. The title of the web page or article is placed in quotation marks, with a period before the end quotation.

  3. The title of the website is written in italics followed by a comma.

  4. If the name of the publisher differs from the name of the website, include it after the title.

  5. Immediately following the publisher is the date that the page or article was published, or posted.

  6. Finally, end with the URL. The URL is the website’s address.



Author’s Last name, First name. “Title of the Article or Individual Page.” Title of the website,
Name of the publisher, Date of publication, URL.



White, Lori. “The Newest Fad in People Helping People: Little Free Pantries.” Upworthy, Cloud
Tiger Media, 3 Aug. 2016, www.upworthy.com/the-newest-fad-in-people-helping-people-little-free-pantries? g=2&c=hpstream.



 

SAMPLE FORMAT FOR A WORKS CITED PAGE

 

WORKS CITED


Johnson, Mark. "How Many Bones Do We Have?" The World Almanac for Kids Online. Infobase Learning. Web. 6 Dec. 2016. <http://wak.infobaselearning.com/recordurl.aspx? wid=157968&nid=38504>.


Seed, Patricia. Digestive System.  Raintree, 2004.


Smith, John, and William Jones. Title.  Publishing Company, 2000.


Smith, John, et al. Title. Publishing Company, 2000.


"What are the Different Types of Joints?" The World Almanac for Kids Online. Infobase Learning. Web. 6 Dec. 2016. <http://wak.infobaselearning.com/recordurl.aspx?wid=157968&nid=38508>.