of a Citation
you do your research, keep a list of your sources--books, periodicals,
database articles and the Web. Below are examples of the MLA (8th Ed.) format
for citations. If you need to use the APA format, please consult
your instructor or a reference librarian.
Author's Last Name, First Name. Title of Book: Subtitle if Any. Edition if given and is not first edition,
Publisher Name often shortened, Year of Publication.
Stephen R. The
Seven Habits of Highly Effective People: Restoring the Character
an article in a popular magazine:
Author's Last Name, First Name.
"Title of Article: Subtitle if Any."
Title of the Magazine,
Date of Publication,
pp. Page numbers.
Lines Must Be Drawn." Time,
23 Aug. 2004, p. 78.
a full text article from a scholarly journal in Academic Search Elite:
Author's Last Name, First Name, and Second Author's First Name Last Name.
of the Article: Subtitle if Any." Title of
the Periodical, vol. Volume Number, no. Issue Number, Date
of publication, pp. First Page Number-Last Page Number. Name of Database.
John P., and Wei Hong. Secrecy
Is Increasing in Step with Competition. Nature,
vol. 422, no. 6934, 2003,
Academic Search Elite.
sources on the Web:
Author's Last Name, First Name if applicable.
Title of Website.
Name of Organization Affiliated with the Website.
Date of copyright or date last modified/updated, URL. Accessed access date.
Related to the Attack of September 11, 2001. Library
2 Dec. 2002. https://www.loc.gov/item/06d8dd4ddef32fe/.
Accessed 11 Apr. 2017.