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AOT 142 - International Travel Itinerary

This Research Guide is meant to assist students completing the International Travel Arrangements and Itinerary assignment in AOT 142.

5. Cite Your Sources in MLA format

Here are a few examples to help you cite your sources in MLA format:

How to Cite CultureGrams:

Format: "Title of Article/Section." Title of Database in Italics, Website Publisher (if different than title), Date of publication, URL.

Example: “Peru.” Culturegrams, Proquest, 2017, online-culturegrams-com.eu1.proxy.openathens.net/world/world_country.php?&contid=7&wmn=South_America&cn=Peru&cid=125.


How to Cite a Entire Website

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

Example: Kayak. 2017, www.kayak.com.

*Note:  Exclude publisher if title of website and publisher are the same.
*Note: If website does not have a date, add an access date at the end after the URL: Accessed 7 May 2016.
*Note: Do not include the http:// or https:// in the URL.


How to Cite a Website Article

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

Example (Gov't): “Brazil.” U.S. Passports & International Travel, Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Dept. of State, 24 May 2017, travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/country/brazil.html.

Example: Walker, Jennifer. “Exploring Hungary: Day Trips from Budapest.” Lonely Planet, Nov. 2017, www.lonelyplanet.com/hungary/budapest/around-budapest-1341169/travel-tips-and-articles/exploring-hungary-day-trips-from-budapest/40625c8c-8a11-5710-a052-1479d276b492.

*Note:  Exclude publisher if title of website and publisher are the same.
*Note: If website does not have a date, add an access date at the end after the URL: Accessed 7 May 2016.
*Note: Do not include the http:// or https:// in the URL.


How to Cite an Entire Book or Ebook (Print or Electronic)

Format: Author(s). Title of Book in Italics. Edition, Publisher, Year. Database Name in Italics. (if electronic), URL.

Example: . Nobel, John, et al. Mexico. 11th ed., Lonely Planet. 2008.

*Note: if using a print book, skip the database name.


How to Cite Part of a Book or Ebook (Print or Electronic)

Format: Author(s). "Title of Part." Title of Book, edited by Editor, edition, vol. #, Publisher, Year, page number(s). Database Name (if electronic), URL.

Example: . Nobel, John, et al. "Mexico City." Mexico, 11th ed., Lonely Planet. 2008, pp. 62-139.


 

Additional MLA Examples

In-Text Citations

1 Author and Page Numbers

Place the author’s last name and page number in parenthesis. If the in-text citation is at the end of a sentence, place the period outside the parenthesis.

Example 1: (Hennessy 81).

Example 2: (Hennessy 81-82).


No Page Numbers

If a source has no page numbers, omit the page number. Keep in mind, most electronic sources do not include pages.

Example 1: ("Everyday Victims")

Example 2: (Jones)


No Author

If the source has no author, your in-text citation will use the title of the source that starts your works cited entry. The title may appear in the sentence itself or, abbreviated, before the page number in parenthesis.

Example 1: (“Noon” 508).

Example 2: (Faulkner’s Novels 25).

Example 3: (“Climate Model Simulations").


2 Authors

If the entry on the Works Cited page begins with the names of two authors, include both last names in the in-text citation, connected by and.

Example: (Dorris and Erdrich 23).


3+ Authors

If the source has three or more authors, include the first author’s last name followed by et al.

Example: (Burdick et al. 42).

Additional In-Text Citations Examples

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