APA Formatting & Style Guide

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MLA Citations

  • To find the correct MLA 8 citation format for your sources:

    • First, determine whether your source belongs in the Web SourcesPrinted Sources, or Other Common Sources category.
    • Then, select the citation type that most closely matches your source.

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Web Sources

Printed Sources

  • Books and other non-periodicals:

    • Books by one or more authors
    • Books with no author
    • Books with a corporate author (e.g. company, committee, association, or institution)
    • Anthologies and compilations
    • Single work from an anthology or compilation
    • Reference books (e.g. encyclopedia, dictionary, almanac, etc.)
    • Graphic novels and illustrated books
    • Maps and charts
    • Interviews
    • Works of visual art (e.g. painting, sculpture, photography, etc.)

    Magazines, newspapers & other periodicals:

    • Magazine articles
    • Newspaper articles
    • Scholarly journal articles

Other Common Sources

    • Films and video recordings
    • Film interviews
    • Radio and television interviews
    • Unpublished interviews (e.g. personal interviews)
    • Original works of visual art (e.g. painting, sculpture, photography, etc.)