MLA Styles

Group: Cristian (1, 2), Saria (3), Alejandro (4), Ian (5, 6)

1) To cite a novel you must include, the authors name, the publisher, the complete title, the publication information, and the edition of the novel if posted. – EX. Last name, First name. Title of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Medium of Publication. – Medeiros, Cristian. Lost in Time. New York: Whitehorse, 2008. Print.  (The second line of the citation should always be indented)

Source:

“MLA Citation Style.” Cornell Universtiy Library. Cornell University Library, n.d. Web. 8 Nov. 2013. <http://www.library.cornell.edu/resrch/citmanage/mla>.

2) To cite an article it is very similar to citing a novel but you would need to include the Volume number swell as the inclusive page numbers. – Ex Last name, First name, Title of Article, Publication Name, Volume Number, Publication Date, Inclusive Page Numbers, Medium of Publication. – Matarrita-Cascante, David. “Beyond Growth: Reaching Tourism-Led Development.” Annals of Tourism Research 37.4 (2010): 1141-63. Print. (The second line of the citation should always be indented)

Source:

“MLA Citation Style.” Cornell Universtiy Library. Cornell University Library, n.d. Web. 8 Nov. 2013. <http://www.library.cornell.edu/resrch/citmanage/mla>.

3) To cite a website, start by putting the author’s last name, comma, then first name, period. Then, in quotations  put the title of the article, period. After, in italics, put the name of the website, period. Write the date it was published (day month year), period. If there’s an organization that published it, put their name, period. Then write the date you accessed it, period. Lastly comes the URL, with the front and end capped with a “<“.

Example: Mallick, Heather. “Rob Ford Has Nothing to Lose but His Chain: Mallick.” The Star. N.p., 22 Nov. 2013. Web. 22 Nov. 2013. <http://www.thestar.com/news/city_hall/2013/11/22/plus_or_minus_three_scandals_19_times_out_of_20ford_has_nothing_to_lose_but_his_chain.html>.

Source: “Create Your MLA Website Citation: (Guidelines Below).” Study Guides and Strategies. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Nov. 2013. <http://www.studygs.net/citation/mla.htm>.

4) To cite a video or film in MLA, it begins with the title of the film in italics, period. Then comes the directors name, period. You can choose to include the name of actors after this, period. Then comes the name of the distributor of the film, comma, the year of release, period. Finally, write the medium of the video, period.

Example: Nolan, Christopher, dir. The Dark Knight. Perf. Christian Bale, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Heath Ledger. Warner Brothers, 2008. Film. 22 Nov 2013.

Source: “How to Cite a Film in a Bibliography Using MLA.” Bibme. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Nov. 2013. <http://www.bibme.org/citation-guide/MLA/film>.

5) To cite a lecture, start by putting the speakers last name, comma, then first name, period. Then comes the presentation title in quotation marks, followed by a period and the name of the meeting/event (and if it’s a class lecture, the course/class name), then another period. Then comes the sponsor if there is was (for a class lecture, this is where the name of the institution would be written), a period, and then the name of the venue, comma, and city it took place in, period. The complete date should be written next, with the format “day month. year.” To end the citation, list what type of lecture it was, followed by a period.

Example: Pausch, Randy. “Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams.” Journeys. Carnegie Mellon University. McConomy Auditorium, Pittsburgh. 18 Sept. 2007. Lecture.

Source:

“How to Cite a Lecture in a Bibliography Using MLA.” Bibme. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Nov. 2013. <http://www.bibme.org/citation-guide/MLA/lecture>.

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