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MLA: Periodicals

An Article in an Scholarly Journal

Format:

Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Journal, Volume, Issue, Publication date, Page numbers. Title of the database (if applicable), URL, DOI or Permalink (if applicable).

Examples:

Davis, Robert, and Laszlo Sajtos. "Measuring Consumer Interactivity in Response to Campaigns Coupling Mobile and Television Media." Journal of Advertising Research, vol. 48, no. 3, 2008, pp. 375-91.

Wathington, Heather, et al. "A Good Start? The Impact of Texas' Developmental Summer Bridge Program on Student Success." Journal of Higher Education, vol. 87, no. 2, 2016, pp. 150-77. Academic Search Complete, cod.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=113075449&site=ehost-live&scope=site.

Tips for Online Articles:

MLA Handbook 9th Edition Update:

Lowercase seasons (spring, summer, fall, winter) of the year when they are part of a publication date in the works-cited list.

Example:

Belton, John. “Painting by the Numbers: The Digital Intermediate.” Film Quarterly, vol. 61, no.3, spring 2008, pp.58-65.

MLA Handbook 9th Edition Update:

If your source provides a permalink (a stable URL) copy the permalink directly from the source instead of the URL in the browser.

Urban, M. C. “Accelerating Extinction Risk from Climate Change.” Science (American Association for the Advancement of Science), vol. 348, no. 6234, 2015, pp. 571–73, https://i-share-cod.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/01CARLI_COD/6bopgp/cdi_gale_infotracacademiconefile_A414426843

MLA Handbook 9th Edition Update:

If your source offers a DOI (digital object identifier), copy the DOI directly form the source. If the DOI is not preceded by http:// or https:// in your source, precede the DOI in your entry with the following:

https://doi.org/

Example:

Bockelman, Brian. “Buenos Aires Bohème: Argentina and the Transatlantic Bohemian Renaissance, 1890-1910.” Modernism/Modernity, vol. 23, no. 1, 2016, pp. 37-63. Project Muse, https://doi.org/10.1353/mod.2016.0011

An Article in a Magazine

Format:

Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Periodical, Day Month Year, pages.

Examples:

Conley, Kevin. "The First Secretary of Climate Change." Popular Science, 4 Mar. 2002, pp. 54+.

Bosker, Bianca. "Big in Canada: Throwing Axes for Fun." The Atlantic, Sept. 2016, www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/09/canada/492749

 

An Article in a Newspaper

Format:

Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Periodical, Day Month Year, pages.

Examples:

Martinez, Jennifer. "Anarchists Organize to Spread the Word." The Wall Street Journal, 1 Apr. 2009, p. A8.

Kamin, Blair. "Architect Jeanne Gang's Vision to Expand from the Skyscraper to the Police Station." Chicago Tribune, 13 Nov. 2015, www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-jeanne-gang-architecture-polis-station-ae-1115-20151113-story.html

Tip: 

If the newspaper is a less well-known or local publication, include the city name in brackets after the title of the newspaper.

 

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