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Ultimate Visual Guide to Citing Sources in MLA Format

Book with one author Book with more than one author The Ultimate Visual Guide to Citing Sources in Book by a corporate author or organization Book with no author A translated book MLA Format How It Works An edition of a book Anthology or collection A work in an anthology or collection Using the fan chart to the left and by associating the numbers with the citation parts listed below, you can cite nearly any source in MLA format. Here's how: An article in a reference book A multi-volume work MLA format is a styling and reference format developed by the Modern Language Association; its purpose is to keep research documents around the globe consistent in design formatting and source citation. MLA formatting is typically used for research papers and presentations in the humanities, such as English, art, history, folklore, and related areas of study. 1) Locate the type of source you are trying of the four source categories: Books, Periodicals, Online Sources, or Other. 2) Identify the colored thread in the fan chart that is associated with your source. 3) Moving left to right in your source's column of trapezoids, jot cite within one Introduction, preface, forward, or afterward in a book 78 The Bible Be Ethical. Be Credible. Be Responsible. Citing sources correctly in a recognized format like MLA is fundamental to being a successful writer, scholar, and citizen. down each number. Government publication When you cite sources, you recognize original work, you creatively and intelligently build on what others have done, and 4) Use the list below to match the number with the complete you show awareness of the topic. In other words, when you cite sources, your work is more credible and ethical. citation information for each number. Note: The punctuation in each numbered item is exactly as it should -Pamphlet or booklet appear in 5) Fill out your citation in the proper order. your citation. Dissertation or Master's Thesis Bibliographical 4. Parenthetical 79 the Article in a magazine (In-Text Citations) (Works Cited Page) 76 51 Parenthetical references are abbreviated citations Bibliographical references are full citations that types Punctuation 67 List of Citation Parts with 76 inside parentheses that include page numbers include information such as an author's name, title of Article in a newspaper 79 64 and/or author names. These references go at the work, publishers, dates, and so forth. Bibliographical of references 67 Who Created It What They Named It end of a sentence, paragraph, or section that directly references come at the end of a research paper or 16 51 75 Review 79 1- Author/editor Last Name, 43- Edition Name of Bible. quotes or paraphrases information from another presentation on what is called a "Works Cited" page. 79 64 2- Author/editor First Name. 44- "Title of Essay, Article, Webpage, or Chapter." The purpose of bibliographical references is to allow the reader of your paper to find the original source work. The purpose of parenthetical references is 61 67 3- Author/editor First Name, 46- "Title of Episode." 76 79 79 2. to guide the reader of your paper to the correct 51 4- Author/editor First Name 47- "Title of Song." 29 69 63 Editorial or Letter to the Editor 63 bibliographical reference, which is much more on their own, should they want to read further about 5- Author/editor Full Name. 48- “Name of Email Subject Line." 64 67 69 complete. Parenthetical references in MLA format your topic or verify your information. Bibliographical 54 6- and Author/editor Full Name. 49- "Tweet in its entirety." 51 69 39 54 7- Dir. Director Full Name. 50- Title of Publication: look something like this: references in MLA format look something like this: 6A 54 - Anonymous article 44 15 8- Writ. Writer Full Name. 51- Title of Publication, Image, or Film. 38 79 44 9- (Twitter Username). 31 52- Title of Series. (Twain 157) Twain, Mark. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. 51 63 10- (Poster Username). 53- Title of Album. Article in a scholarly journal 2 AA New York: Random House, 1996. Print. 69 11- Translator Full Name. 54- Title of Publication 54 79 20 61 12- Editor's Name(s). 55- Title of Image. 79 In-Text Citation General Guidelines 69 Works Cited General Guidelines 61 13- By author's name. 56- Name of Website. Article in a special issue of a scholarly journal 44 54 60 44 44 54 14- Author Full Name [Screen Name]. 57- Conference Title. Parenthetical references include a key word (typically an author's 2. 61 79 Bibliographical references are listed on works cited pages at the 51 24 54 60 15- by Full Name of author/director/artist. 44 What Version and Page It Is end of a report, presentation, book, or other work. References in works cited pages need to include all relevant information so last name) and/or a page number in parentheses immediately 16- Conference editors' Full Names. Entire website following the referenced information. Because references on the 56 33 73 80 74 17- Musical Group Name. 58- # ed. 18- et al. 59- Vol. #. works cited page are listed in alphabetical order, it is important that a reader can locate a source on their own if they needed to. 56 33 56 73 60- Vol#.Issue# (year of publication): 80 that the word(s) you include in your parentheses match(es) with Typically (depending on the source), this includes information 33 74 What They Created 61- Page range of entry. 73 the first word of the reference on the works cited page. As a rule, if such as author name(s), publication dates, publishers, media type 55 80 62- n. pag. *if there is no page number* 19- Introduction. 2. 74 Course or department website you mention the author's name in a sentence or paragraph before and so forth. 76 20- Editorial. 63- Newspaper pagination #. 2. 44 34 the citation, you only need the page number in the citation. 21- Letter. AA 56 65 Page on a website Where It Was Published 22- Trans. 33 56 Last name or keyword in parentheses matches the first word in the reference corresponding to it on the works cite page. First word in each reference matches the last name or 44 44 54 80 23- ed. 64- City of Publication: keyword in the reference corresponding to it in-text. 73 - Image (painting, sculpture, photograph) 24- Spec. issue of 65- City where image/art is housed. 48 54 60 74 80 25- Personal interview. 66- Location of occasion. 56 All references are listed in alphabetical order by the first word in the reference. 27 61 26- Interview with Interviewee's Name. 60 74 Article in a web magazine 67- Publisher, In-text citations go in parentheses immediately following the reference to a source. 33 80 27- Interview by Interviewer's Name. 68- City of Television Studio. 69 61 References use a hanging indent format to distinguish the first line of each new reference from other lines of 27- Message to Recipient Name. 28- Medium of the piece. 49 74 When It Was Published If the citation is at the end of a sentence, the citation parenthesis comes immediately before the end punctuation. 73 81 42 28 29- Diss. 69- Day Month Year: text. 四 四 Article in an online scholarly journal ミ 80 71 80 30- Online video clip. 70- Day Month Year. References conclude, regardless of source type, with a period at the end of reference. 31- Rev. of Title of Publication Reviewed, 71- Day Month Year, 56 In-text citations include the author's last name (or other keyword) if the name/keyword isn't in the text preceding the citation. 72 72- Time of posting. 74 Who They're Affiliated With 73- Date of resource creation. - Article from an online database or subscription service References that would normally be italicized in text, namely books, journals, television series, and so forth に 32- Name of corporation or organization. 74- Date of access. 85 33- Name of organization affiliated with website, 75- Year degree was awarded. In-text citations don't use commas between keyword and page number (only between multiple authors). are italicized in the works cited citation as well. 73 E-mail Cincluding email interviews) 34- Name of institution where image/art is housed, 76-Year of publication. 35- Name of Film Studio or Distributor, 77- Year of release. 36- Name of Television Network. 78- (Year of Publication): Listserv, discussion group, or blog posting 37- Call letters of station, In-Text Citation Examples* Works Cited Citation Examples* 38- Name of National Government. What Type of Media It Is Turkle explains that her colleagues were skeptical of using computers (35). American Allergy Association. Allergies in Children. New York: 39- Name of Government Agency. 79- Print. Random, 1998. Print. Tweet 40- Name of meeting/organization. 80- Web. 41- Degree-granting school, 81- Email. Some have even identified skepticism with using computers at all when conducting research (Turkle 35). Turkle, Sherry. Simulation and Its Discontents. Cambridge, MA: The 42- Name of Database. 82- Film. MIT Press, 2009. Print. 83- DVD. 79 YouTube Video 84- Television. *Review the chart to the right to identify the different pieces of information you need for each source type and which order to put each in. 85- Tweet. Personal interview 86- File Type. 87- Type of address. Published interview 88- CD Online-only published interview Speeches, lectures, or other oral presentation Published conference proceeding Painting, sculpture, or photograph Film or Movie (still in theaters) Recorded Film or Movie Broadcast Television or Radio Program Recorded Television Episode Music/sound recording Digital File | 2015 BOOKS Periodicals Online Sources Other 29 74 12 29 76 69 29 23 29 76 76 19 67 19 89 74 89 6A 22 92 13 69 76 23 87 51 33 79 29 19 29 32 71 AA 57 19 28 76 82 17 83 37 68 8. 77 53 44 77 54 76

Ultimate Visual Guide to Citing Sources in MLA Format

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Citing sources is one of the most critical elements of creating not only ethical material, but credible documents. Traditionally, writers have had to access the MLA handbook–a 250+ page source book ...



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