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MLA Guide

This guide contains information to help you cite your sources in MLA format.

Citing an Online Video

Format: Author(s). “Title of Video.” Website Title in Italics, Website Publisher (if different than title), uploaded by Name of User, Date of Upload, URL.


YouTube:

Example: “Biology: Cell Structure.” YouTube, uploaded by Nucleus Medical Media, 18 Mar. 2015, www.youtube.com/watch?v=URUJD5NEXC8.


Video on the Web:

Example: Raqib, Jamila. “The Secret to Effective Nonviolent Resistance.” TED, Nov. 2015, www.ted.com/talks/jamila_raqib_the_secret_to_effective_nonviolent_resistance.


Citing an Image on the Web

Format: Author(s). “Title of Image.” Website Title in Italics, Website Publisher (if different than title), Date, URL.


Image:

Example: “Kim Kardashian.” Vanity Fair, Condé Nast, 11 Jan. 2004, www.vanityfair.com.

Example 2: Lange, Dorothea. "Migrant Mother." Prints & Photographs Reading Room Collection, Library of Congress, 11 Jan. 2004, montevideo.usembassy.gov.

*Note: For images without titles, create a descriptive title in plain text – no italics, no quotes.
*Note: Italicize titles of formal art work.