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MLA 8th Edition Citation Style Guide: Citing Online Sources

This style guide will help you cite the most common types of materials required in research projects and papers.

E-Books

Entire Book

Quesenberry, Keith A. Social Media Strategy: Marketing and Advertising in the Consumer Revolution. E book Rowman &Littlefield, 2016.

Schacter, Rafael. Ornament and Order: Graffiti, Street Art and the Parergon. Taylor and Francis, 2014. ProQuest Ebook Central, https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/marymountu/detail.action?docID=1590669.                                                                

Chapter in Edited Book

Cass, Loren. "Air Pollution and Acid Rain." Routledge Handbook of Global Environmental Politics, edited by Paul G.

Harris, e-bookRoutledge, 2014, pp. 388-399.        

 

Book with Corporate Author and DOI

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. American Psychiatric Association, 2013. PsychiatryOnline,  doi:10.1176/appi.books.9780890425596.

Magazine Articles (Online)

Seligson, Hannah. "Permaterns." Washingtonian, Feb. 2013, pp. 52+. LexisNexis Academic  https://advance.lexis.com/api/document?collection=news&id=urn:contentItem:57R1-P0G1-DYWP-90MR-00000-00&context=1516831.

Journal Articles from a Database

Davis, Andrew R. "Wrestling Jacob in the Book of Genesis and August Wilson's Fences." Literature and Theology: An    International Journal of Religion, Theory, and Culture, vol. 29, no. 1, Mar. 2015, pp. 47-65. Oxford Journals,  doi: 10.1093/litthe/fru036.

Newspaper Articles (Online)

Web site

Jacobs, Barry. "In College Football, You Can't Have Too Many Assistant Coaches." The News & Observer [Raleigh], 24 July 2017, www.newsobserver.com/sports/college/acc/article163255778.html.

Database

Scott, Janny. "The Waiting: Families and Friends Hoping for Reassurance Find Frustration and Anguish." The New York Times, 12 Sept. 2001, p. A11. ProQuest Historical Newspapers, search.proquest.com/docview/92059036?accountid=27975

Web sites

Web site with author

Rowling, J. K. "On Monsters, Villains and the EU Referendum." 30 June 2016. https://www.jkrowling.com/opinions/monsters-villains-eu-referendum/. Accessed 13 September 2020.

Web site with no author

"10 things you (probably) didn't know about CERN." Google Arts & Culture. https://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/10-things-you-probably-didn-t-know-about-cern/VQJi0X-ohlmoJQ. Accessed 03 July 2019.

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