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Eng 102 - Short Fiction (Grigg)

This guide is for Ms. Grigg's short story assignment in English 102 that uses literary and historical sources.

5. Cite Your Sources in MLA format

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

How to Cite a Short Story From Your Textbook

Format: Author(s). "Title of Short Story." The Norton Introduction to Literature, edited by Kelly J. Mays, shorter 13th ed., W. W. Norton, 2019, pp. 123-45.

How to Cite a Journal Article from a Database

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


How to Cite Part of a Book, Ebook, or Encyclopedia

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

Additional MLA Examples

MLA Handouts