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Citing Multimedia in MLA
Transcript of Citing Multimedia in MLA
Getting Help with Citations
Reseach and Documentation Online 5th Edition
Database names such as Jstor or Academic Search Premier and search engines such as Google or Google images are NOT your sources. Your citations are the names of journals, books or websites where the material originates.
In MLA Style
Last name, first name
All words capitalized except articles or prepositions
Articles and short works are in quotes Journal and book titles are italicized
Include medium - Print, Web, etc.
Uses the authors’ full first names
Emphasizes the author and the title of the publication by placing them near the beginning of the entry.
First line of a works cited entry are not indented, however any additional lines in a single entry are indented 1/2."
Web addresses or URLs are not required by MLA.
Marquez, Gabriel Garcia.
New York: Harper Collins, 1992. Print.
MLA Style Basics
Format for Months
Capitalize the first word of the title
and all words except:
a, an, the, of, on, at, etc.
de Jong, Berry. "The Creativity Company - Thinking Out of the Box."
YouTube, 3 June 2008. Web. 21 Oct. 2013
Songwriter's last name, first name. "Title of Song." Lyrics. Title of Album. Name of Publishing Company, Year Recorded
Redding, Otis. "Respect." Lyrics. The Very Best of Aretha Franklin. Warner, 2002.
McCartney, Paul and John Lennon. "Let it Be."
Let it Be.
EMI, 2009. CD.
One Hundred Years of Solitude.
Knudson, Robert. President John F. Kennedy's Casket Lying in State. 23 Nov.
1963. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library.
White House Photographs.
29 Oct. 2013.
Archival digital images
Author, name. Title of work. Year. Institution name, place. Format file.
Adams, Ansel. Catherine Natsuko Yamaguchi, Red Cross instructor. 1943.
Library of Congress. Washington D.C. JPEG file.
Hemingway, Ernest. "To Grace Hall Hemingway." 10 Jan. 1921. The Letters
of Ernest Hemingway, Volume I. 1907-1922. Ed. Sandra Spaier and
Robert W. Trogdon. New York: Cambridge UP, 2011. 263-64. Print.
Film or Videorecording
It's a Wonderful Life.
Dir. Frank Capra. Perf. James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, and
Thomas Mitchell. RKO. 1946. Film.
Dir. Gary Ross. Perf. Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, and Liam Hensworth.
Lionsgate. 2012. DVD
Perf. Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper.
Dir. Hettie Macdonald. BBC America. 9 June 2007. Television.
Date of Access
Photographer Title of photo/file Date created Archives name Collection name Format Access Date
Author Recepient Date written Publication title Editors (if given) Location Date published Page(s) or other identifier Format
Title (italics) Director Performers Studio Date released Format
Episode title Series title Performers Director Network or station Air date Format