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Common MLA Citations

Use these examples of MLA-style citations for commonly cited information formats as a model for your bibliography:

Article in a Journal

Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Journal Volume.Issue (Year): pages. Medium of publication. Date of access if web.

Wheelis, Mark. "Investigating Disease Outbreaks Under a Protocol to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention." Emerging Infectious Diseases 6.6 (2000): 595-600. Web. 8 Feb. 2009.

Article in a Magazine or Newspaper

Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Periodical Day Month Year: pages. Medium of publication. Date of access if web.

Bernstein, Mark. "10 Tips on Writing the Living Web." A List Apart: For People Who Make Websites 16 Aug. 2002. Web. 4 May 2009.

Brubaker, Bill. "New Health Center Targets County's Uninsured Patients." Washington Post 24 May 2007: LZ01. Print.

Book

Lastname, Firstname. Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Medium of Publication.

Gillespie, Paula, and Neal Lerner. The Allyn and Bacon Guide to Peer Tutoring. Boston: Allyn, 2000. Print.

Entire Web Site

Editor, author, or compiler name (if available). Name of Site. Version number. Name of institution/organization affiliated with the site (sponsor or publisher), date of resource creation (if available). Medium of publication. Date of access.

Felluga, Dino. Guide to Literary and Critical Theory. Purdue U, 28 Nov. 2003. Web. 10 May 2006.

A Page on a Web Site

Lundman, Susan. "How to Make Vegetarian Chili." eHow. Demand Media, n.d. Web. 6 July 2015.

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