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

CONTAINER 1

  • 3. Title of container,  BBC News,
  • 4. Other contributors, 
  • 5. Version, 
  • 6. Number, 
  • 7. Publisher, 
  • 8. Publication Date,  29 Sept. 2016,
  • 9. Location. www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-32810887.
  • 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. Author(s).  Lansky, Sam.
  • 2. Title.  "Adele on Motherhood, Social Media, and Breaking Records."

CONTAINER 1

  • 3. Title of container,  Time,
  • 4. Other contributors, 
  • 5. Version, 
  • 6. Number, 
  • 7. Publisher, 
  • 8. Publication Date,  21 Dec. 2015,
  • 9. Location. time.com/4155795/adele-time-cover-story-interview-motherhood25/?xid=homepage.
  • 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. Author(s).  Watanabe, Teresa.
  • 2. Title.  "New UC Class Reflects a Changing California: Surge of In-state Students Results in Greater Diversity."

CONTAINER 1

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

CONTAINER 2

  • 3. Title of container,  ProQuest,
  • 4. Other contributors,
  • 5. Version, 
  • 6. Number, 
  • 7. Publisher,
  • 8. Publication date,
  • 9. Location.  prox.miracosta.edu/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/1819616169?accountid=28060.
  • 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. Author(s).  Irvine, Mac.
  • 2. Title.  "Why You Shouldn't Fear the Electric Car."

CONTAINER 1

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

CONTAINER 2

  • 3. Title of container,  EBSCOhost,
  • 4. Other contributors,
  • 5. Version, 
  • 6. Number, 
  • 7. Publisher,
  • 8. Publication date,
  • 9. Location.  prox.miracosta.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=100244987&site=ehost-live. 
  • 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. Author(s).  King, David A., and Lauren Ames Fischer.
  • 2. Title.  "Streetcar Projects as Spatial Planning: A Shift in Transport Planning in the United States."

CONTAINER 1

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

CONTAINER 2

  • 3. Title of container,  EBSCOhost,
  • 4. Other contributors,
  • 5. Version, 
  • 6. Number, 
  • 7. Publisher,
  • 8. Publication date,
  • 9. Location.  prox.miracosta.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=117096527&site=ehost-live.
  • 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. Author(s).  Ruiz, Pollyanna.
  • 2. Title.  "The Cartographies of Protest."

CONTAINER 1

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

CONTAINER 2

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