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Making Citations using MLA

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Margie Eaton

on 15 May 2013

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Transcript of Making Citations using MLA

Books Websites Databases Making Citations Using MLA Citing is the process
of giving credit to the
sources you used to
write your paper. What goes into
a citation? Author Title Date accessed Publishing Place Web Address page numbers Original Source--Title of Book,
Web site, Magazine, or Newspaper Date published http://prezi.com/_j5a6ym4o_qh/edit/ Ask Yourself... What kind of
source am I citing? Title of Website Title of article Author--none Web Address Date or date updated “1980: Nine Dead after Mount St Helens Eruption.”BBC On This Day: 19 May

1980. BBC News. 2008. Web. 5 Sept. 2012 <http://news.bbc.co.uk/


2511133.stm>. Some Rules
to remember! Be sure to double space
within and between. Indent the 2nd and
all following lines. Alphabetize the citations
by main entry. Always end each
citation with a period. Capitalize the
main words in
the title. Database Article Author Title of the article Date of publication Pages Author's last name, first name. “Title of Article.”

Name of Magazine Date. : pages. Name of Datatbase.

Pub. Type. Date accessed. <Url>. Information that will help identify
the source for your reader. Author's last name, first name. “Title of Article.” Name of Website.

Sponsor/Publisher, Date. Publication Type. Date accessed. <Url>. Fill in the Blanks Title of magazine/
newspaper Fill in the Blanks Chang, Kenneth. "At St. Helens, Little Lava but Plenty of Data." New York

Times 12 Oct. 2004: F1+. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 6 Sept.

2012. Internet Site Fill in the Blanks Author’s last name, first name. Title of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher.

Copyright date. Publication medium. Treaster, Joseph B. Hurricane Force: In the Path of America's Deadliest Storms.

Boston: Houghton, 2007. Print. Author Title Book Copyright Date Publishing Place Publisher Name of database http://www.usd266.com/education/dept/dept.php?sectionid=963 Government Sources Government. Name of agency(ies). Title of the web page. By author's name. Date last updated. Medium. Date of access. Web address. United States. CDC. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Diabetes Public Health Resource. 3 Dec. 2008. Web. 18 Nov. 2009.
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