Bibliographies

Bibliographies

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MLA Style Bibliography Examples

Some of the most commonly used sources of information formatted using the MLA Style of citations.  (Click here for a printable version:  Bibliography)

 

BOOK (one author)

Format:     Author.  Title of Book.  City of Publication: Publisher, Year.

Example:     Smith, John. Sexton is King.  Vancouver: Weasel Publishers,     2003.

 

MAGAZINE ARTICLE (Print)

Format:     Author.  “Title of Article.” Title of Magazine  Date: Page(s).

Example:     O’Malley, Seanna.  “Sexton is King.” The Economist  3 Sept. 2003: 14-17.

 

NEWSPAPER ARTICLE (Print)

Format:     Author.  “Title of Article.” Name of Newspaper  Date, edition: Page(s).

Example:     Chan, Erin.  “Sexton is King.” Vancouver Sun  3 Sept. 2003, final: A1-2.

 

MAGAZINE ARTICLE (Online)

Format:     Author.  “Title of Article.” Title of Magazine  Date: Page(s)(if numbered). Date of Access <URL>

Example:     Van Doorn, Jakob.  “Sexton is King.” The Economist  9 Oct. 2004. 5 April 2005                <http:www.economist.co.uk/12989838/2989.htm>

 

NEWSPAPER ARTICLE (Online)

Format:     Author.  “Title of Article.” Name of Newspaper  Date,     edition: Page(s). Date of Access <URL>

Example:     Yamamoto, Kubo.  “Sexton is King.” Vancouver Sun  4 Sept. 2004, final: A1-2. 3 Feb. 2005           <http://www.vancouversun.com/asdfasklju/juujiinnoiui/12322  WEB SITE

Format:     Creator’s name (if given). Web Page Title.  Institution     or organization.  Date of access               <URL network address>.

Example:     Sidhu, Bob. Sexton is King.  Oxford University.  3     Sept. 2003               <http://www.oxford.uk/sextonisking.html&gt;.

 

ONLINE DATABASE: (e.g. Electric Library)

Format:     Author. “Title of Article.”   Name of Newspaper Date, edition: Page(s).
Name of Database.      Date of Access <URL network address>.

Example:
Hernandez, Manuel. “Sexton is King.”  New York Times  8 Sept. 2003, final:               A1-2.     Electric Library. 3 Sept. 2003  <http://elibrary.bigchalk.com&gt;

 

For a printable version of the examples above, click here.

 

Links

OWL: Online Writing Lab (Purdue University)

Easybib.com

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