MLA References Style


Prepared by

Julie Hood
Kennebec Valley Technical College Library




Examples of MLA Works Cited/Bibliography For Various Sources

Internet
Personal Interview
Television Program
Class Lecture
Article From a Collection
Chapter From a Book
Article From A Weekly Magazine
Book, Revised Edition, Three Authors
Magazine Article with Discontinuous Pages
Article From a Daily Newspaper
Journal Article With More Than Three Authors
Article From a Scholarly Journal
Anonymous Article


Internet

Bibliography:
Jefferson, Thomas. "Widening Wage Inequality," Policy and Research Report, Online. The Urban Institute, Available HTTP:
http://www.urgban.org/periodcl/prr25_1b.htm

Explanation: Author (If there is one), title of the work, the medium, supplier, Internet Address (URL).


Interview

Bibliography:
Harris, Joan. Personal Interview. 3 March 1997.

Explanation: Name of person interviewed, Personal Interview,
Date Interviewed.


Television Program

Bibliography:
20/20. Host Barbara Walters. (27 March 1997). Prod. and dir. Jeff Crosby, ABC, WLBZ: Bangor, ME.

Explanation: Program Name, Host, Date of Program, Producer, Director, National Affiliate, Local Affiliate, Location of Local Affiliate.


Class Lecture

Bibliography:
Ward, Terrence. Sociology 101: "Women in the Labor Force." KVTC, Fairfield, ME 18 March 1997.

Explanation: Name of Teacher or Speaker, Name and Number of Class, Subject of Lecture, Name of School, City, State, Date of Lecture.


Article From Collection (i.e., Opposing Viewpoints Books or Pamphlets)

Bibliography:
Jones, Jeremy, and Ed Marcoux. "The Problem of Homelessness Is Serious." Poverty. Ed. William Dudley. San Francisco: Greenhaven, 1997. 98-106.

Explanation:
Name of Articles Author(s), Name of Article, Name of Collection, Editor of Collection (If one exists), City Published in, Publishers Name, Copyright Year, Page Numbers.


Chapter From a Book

Bibliography:
Ellsworth, John. "Alone," The New Look of Poverty. New York: Holt, 1992. 94-100.

Explanation:
Author's Name, Chapter Title, Book Title, City Published in, Publisher's Name, Copyright Year, Page Numbers.


Article from a Weekly Magazine

Bibliography:
Tune, Ted. "Homeless Families." New Yorker 24 March 1995: 54-62.

Explanation:
Author's Name, Title of Article, Name of Magazine, Day, Month, Year and Pages of Publication.


Book Revised Edition

Bibliography:
Jones, Drew, Richard S. Petersen, and Frank Klein. The Bottoming Out of the American Family. Rev. ed. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1996.

Explanation:
Name of Author(s), Name of Book, Rev. ed., City Published in, Publisher's Name, Copyright Year.


Magazine Article with Discontinuous Pages

Bibliography:
Marcuse, Lyle. "Why Are They Homeless?" Nation 4 April 1997: 426, 428-29.

Explanation:
Author Name(s), Title of the Article, Name of the Magazine, Day, Month, Year and Pages.


Article From a Daily Newspaper

Bibliography:
Martin, Alan. "Housing Panel Report Recommends Plan to Steer U.S.
Funds to States, Localities." Wall Street Journal 29 March 1997, national edition: 68.

Explanation:
Author Name(s), Name of Article, Name of Newspaper, Day, Month, Year, Edition, and Page Number(s).


Journal Article (More Than Three Authors)

Bibliography:
Ross, Dana. K., et al. "Inner City Homelessness: Estimating Composition and Size." Science 235 (1996): 1335-41.

Explanation:
First author's name, et. al., Title of Article, Name of Magazine, Volume, Year, Page Numbers.


Article From a Scholarly Journal

Bibliography:
Schwartz, Kevin W. "Wanted: A New Housing Policy." Journal of Housing 55 (1995): 109-144.

Explanation:
Author Name(s), Title of Article, Name of Journal, Volume, Year and Pages.


Anonymous Article

Bibliography:
"The World's Homeless Millions." UNESCO Courier January 1997: 18-23.

Explanation:
Title of Article, Name of Magazine, Date and Page Number(s)