MLA Citation & Style Guide

Article Citations

Article on a News Website

Wheeler, Brian, and Alex Hunt. "All You Need to Know About the UK Leaving the EU." BBC News, 29 Sept. 2016,

         www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-32810887. Accessed 12 Nov. 2016.


Core Components

  1. 1. Author(s).  Wheeler, Brian, and Alex Hunt.
  2. 2. Title.  "All You Need to Know About the UK Leaving the EU."

CONTAINER 1

  1. 3. Title of container,  BBC News,
  2. 4. Other contributors, 
  3. 5. Version, 
  4. 6. Number, 
  5. 7. Publisher, 
  6. 8. Publication Date,  29 Sept. 2016,
  7. 9. Location. www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-32810887.
  8. Date of access. Accessed 12 Nov. 2016.

Article on a Magazine Website

Lansky, Sam. "Adele on Motherhood, Social Media, and Breaking Records." Time, 21 Dec. 2015,

          time.com/4155795/adele-time-cover-story-interview-motherhood25/?xid=homepage. 

          Accessed 12 Nov. 2016.


Core Components

  1. 1. Author(s).  Lansky, Sam.
  2. 2. Title.  "Adele on Motherhood, Social Media, and Breaking Records."

CONTAINER 1

  1. 3. Title of container,  Time,
  2. 4. Other contributors, 
  3. 5. Version, 
  4. 6. Number, 
  5. 7. Publisher, 
  6. 8. Publication Date,  21 Dec. 2015,
  7. 9. Location. time.com/4155795/adele-time-cover-story-interview-motherhood25/?xid=homepage.
  8. Date of access. Accessed 12 Nov. 2016.

Article in a Newspaper Database

Watanabe, Teresa.  "New UC Class Reflects a Changing California: Surge of In-state Students

          Results in Greater Diversity." Los Angeles Times, 16 Sept. 2016, B.1. ProQuest, 

          prox.miracosta.edu/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/1819616169?accountid

          =28060. Accessed 12 Nov. 2016.


Core Elements

  1. 1. Author(s).  Watanabe, Teresa.
  2. 2. Title.  "New UC Class Reflects a Changing California: Surge of In-state Students Results in Greater Diversity."

CONTAINER 1

  1. 3. Title of container,  Los Angeles Times,
  2. 4. Other contributors,
  3. 5. Version, 
  4. 6. Number, 
  5. 7. Publisher,  
  6. 8. Publication date,  16 Sept. 2016,
  7. 9. Location.  B.1.

CONTAINER 2

  1. 3. Title of container,  ProQuest,
  2. 4. Other contributors,
  3. 5. Version, 
  4. 6. Number, 
  5. 7. Publisher,
  6. 8. Publication date,
  7. 9. Location.  prox.miracosta.edu/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/1819616169?accountid=28060.
  8. Date of access. Accessed 12 Nov. 2016.

Article in a Magazine Database

Irvine, Mac. "Why You Shouldn't Fear the Electric Car." Popular Science, vol. 286, no. 2,

          Feb. 2015, p. 26.EBSCOhost

          prox.miracosta.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&

          db=f5h&AN=100244987&site=ehost-live. Accessed 12 Nov. 2016.


Core Elements

  1. 1. Author(s).  Irvine, Mac.
  2. 2. Title.  "Why You Shouldn't Fear the Electric Car."

CONTAINER 1

  1. 3. Title of container,  Popular Science,
  2. 4. Other contributors,
  3. 5. Version, 
  4. 6. Number,  vol. 286, no. 2,
  5. 7. Publisher,  
  6. 8. Publication date,  Feb. 2015,
  7. 9. Location.  p. 26. 

CONTAINER 2

  1. 3. Title of container,  EBSCOhost,
  2. 4. Other contributors,
  3. 5. Version, 
  4. 6. Number, 
  5. 7. Publisher,
  6. 8. Publication date,
  7. 9. Location.  prox.miracosta.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=100244987&site=ehost-live. 
  8. Date of access (optional). Accessed 12 Nov. 2016.

Article in a Scholarly Journal Database

King, David A., and Lauren Ames Fischer. "Streetcar Projects as Spatial Planning: A Shift in

          Transport Planning in the United States." Journal of Transport Geography, vol. 54, June

          2016, pp. 383-389. EBSCOhost,

          prox.miracosta.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=

          aph&AN=117096527&site=ehost-live. Accessed 12 Nov. 2016.


Core Elements

  1. 1. Author(s).  King, David A., and Lauren Ames Fischer.
  2. 2. Title.  "Streetcar Projects as Spatial Planning: A Shift in Transport Planning in the United States."

CONTAINER 1

  1. 3. Title of container,  Journal of Transport Geography,
  2. 4. Other contributors,
  3. 5. Version, 
  4. 6. Number,  vol. 54,
  5. 7. Publisher,  
  6. 8. Publication date,  June 2016,
  7. 9. Location.  pp. 383-389.

CONTAINER 2

  1. 3. Title of container,  EBSCOhost,
  2. 4. Other contributors,
  3. 5. Version, 
  4. 6. Number, 
  5. 7. Publisher,
  6. 8. Publication date,
  7. 9. Location.  prox.miracosta.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=117096527&site=ehost-live.
  8. Date of access (optional). Accessed 12 Nov. 2016.

Article in an Online Scholarly Journal (Not Library Database) 

Ruiz, Pollyanna. "The Cartographies of Protest." Contention: The Multidisciplinary

          Journal of Social Protest, vol. 3, no. 2, Apr. 2016, pp. 65-80, 

          contentionjournal.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Ruiz.pdf. Accessed 5 Oct. 2016.


Core Elements

  1. 1. Author(s).  Ruiz, Pollyanna.
  2. 2. Title.  "The Cartographies of Protest."

CONTAINER 1

  1. 3. Title of container,  Contention: The Multidisciplinary Journal of Social Protest,
  2. 4. Other contributors,
  3. 5. Version, 
  4. 6. Number,  vol. 3, no. 2, 
  5. 7. Publisher,  
  6. 8. Publication date,  Apr. 2016,
  7. 9. Location.  pp. 65-80,

CONTAINER 2

  1. 3. Title of container,
  2. 4. Other contributors,
  3. 5. Version, 
  4. 6. Number, 
  5. 7. Publisher,
  6. 8. Publication date,
  7. 9. Location.  contentionjournal.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Ruiz.pdf.
  8. Date of Access,  Accessed 5 Oct. 2016.
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