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MLA Guide

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

Citing a Journal Article (Print or Electronic)

Format: Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Journal in Italics, vol. #, no. #, Date of Publication, page number(s). Database Name in Italics (if electronic).

Online Database Article

Example: Godwin, John. "Wallace’s 'Jest'." Explicator, vol. 61, no. 2, 2003, pp. 122-24. General OneFile.


Article with a DOI:

Example: Goldman, Ann. “Reading Primo Levi Reading.” The Georgia Review, vol. 64, no. 1, 2010, pp. 69-88, doi:10.1632/adfl.43.2.11. Literature Resource Center.