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Below are examples of MLA citations that are most commonly used by students at the College of DuPage. For additional examples and rules, please consult the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (6th ed., 2003).

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Books

Author(s) or Editor(s). (last name, first name). Title of book. City of publication: Publisher, date of publication.

Hill, Fred James and Nicholas Awde. A History of the Islamic World. New York: Hippocrene, 2003.

MLA Handbook Chapter 5.6.1

Articles/Chapters from an Edited Book

Author(s) of article or chapter. "Title of article or chapter." Title of book. Ed. name of editors. City of publication: Publisher, date of publication. Page number(s).

Stern, Katherine. "Toni Morrison's Beauty Formula." The Aesthetics of Toni Morrison: Speaking the Unspeakable. Ed. Marc C. Connor. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2000. 77-91.

MLA Handbook Chapters 5.6.7 & 5.6.8

Journal Articles

Author(s) of article. "Title of article." Title of journal Volume number.Issue number (year of publication): page number(s).

Villani, Susan. "Impact of Media on Children and Adolescents: A 10-Year Review of the Research." Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 40.2 (2001): 392-401.

MLA Handbook Chapters 5.7.1 - 5.7.4

Magazine Articles

Author(s) of article. "Title of article." Title of magazine Date of publication: page number(s).

Fineman, Howard. "Back From the Bat Cave: Cheney Emerges to Test-Drive the War President's Coattails." Newsweek 4 Mar. 2002: 22-23.

MLA Handbook Chapter 5.7.6

Newspaper Articles

Author(s) of article. "Title of article." Title of newspaper Date of publication, edition: section and page number(s).

Schwartz, John. "U.S. Cites Race Gap In Use of Internet; Clinton Bemoans 'Digital Divide.'" The Washington Post 9 July 1999, final ed.: A1+.

MLA Handbook Chapter 5.7.5

Articles from an Encyclopedia

Author(s) of article. "Title of article." Title of Encyclopedia. Edition. Year of publication.

Bergman, Paul G. "Relativity." The New Encyclopaedia Britannica. 15th ed. 2002.

MLA Handbook Chapter 5.6.8

Government Publications

Author or Government Agency issuing the publication. Title of Publication. City of publication: Publisher, Year of publication.

United States. Congress. House. Telephone Directory, United States House of Representatives. Washington: GPO, 2003.

MLA Handbook Chapter 5.6.21

HRAF Book Excerpts

Author(s) of book. Title of book. Edition. City of publication: Publisher, Year of publication. Human Relations Area Files Culture code microfiche collection.

Krige, Eileen Jensen. The Social System of the Zulus. 2nd ed. Pietermaritzburg: Shuter & Shooter, 1965. Human Relations Area Files FX20 microfiche collection.

Revised: 3/28/2007

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