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WRT 200 (Dr. Woodlief) Popular Culture Research Guide

MLA Citation Examples

MLA Style Examples:


Works Cited List: Olsen, Dale A. Music of El Dorado: the Ethnomusicology of Ancient South American Cultures. UP of Florida, 2002.

In-text:(Olsen 25)

Scholarly Article:

Works Cited List: Latartara, John. "The Timbre of Thai Classical Singing." Asian Music, vol. 43, no. 2, 2012, pp. 88-114. Project MUSE

In-text: (Latartara 97-8)

Online Website:

Works Cited List: Andaya, Barbara. "Introduction to Southeast Asia." Center for Global Education, Asia Society, 2017, Accessed 17 Dec. 2021.

In-text citation: (Andaya)

Note: If an author is not listed, begin the citation with the title of the page. For example if the author was not evident on the citation above, the works cited entry would be:

"Vietnam: a Historical Introduction." Center for Global Education, Asia Society, 2017, Accessed 17 Dec. 2021.

Adapted from 

MLA Formatting and Style Guide (OWL at Purdue)

Covers all aspects of MLA formatting, including the paper itself and references. From The Writing Lab and The Owl at Purdue University.

MLA Documentation

Covers MLA formatting of citations and works cited list. From the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Citation Tools in Library Databases

EBSCO databases (e.g. Academic Search Ultimate) provide citation tools for your to create citations based on different citation styles. Click the article title, you will find the following tools list on the right of the screen. Use the Cite tool to create citations.

ProQuest Databases (e.g. Wall Street Journal Online) also provide citation tools. Click the title of the article, the following tools are listed on the top of the screen above the title of the article, use the Cite tool to create citations.

MLA Citation Tutorials

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