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MLA 8th edition Referencing Guide
This is the Citationsy guide to MLA 8th edition citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
How to do citations in MLA 8th edition style?
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in MLA 8th edition.
How do you cite a book in the MLA 8th edition referencing style?Here’s an example book citation in MLA 8th edition using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. Title. Edited by Editor First Name Editor Last Name, Edition, Publisher, 2000.
MLA 8th edition citation:
Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed., Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, 1997.
How to reference a journal article in the MLA 8th edition citation style?
Here’s a MLA 8th edition journal citation example using placeholders:
How do you cite scientific papers in MLA 8th edition format?
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author3 LastnameA. F. “Title”. Container, vol. Volume, no. Issue, Journal Name, Jan. 2000, p. pages Used. Online Database, doi:DOI.
Petit, C., and J. Sieffermann. Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence?. no. 1, Food Quality and Preference, Jan. 2007, pp. 161-72. Elsevier BV, doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
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How to cite a website in a paper in MLA 8th edition style?Here’s an MLA 8th edition example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author2 LastnameA. F. Title. Publisher, 1 Jan. 2000, https://www.example.com.
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian, 5 Nov. 2008, https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
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How to cite a YouTube video MLA 8th editionHere’s a MLA 8th edition citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. “Title”. YouTube, 1 Jan. 2000, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
Pixar. “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”. YouTube, 3 June 2015, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ.
How to cite a podcast using MLA 8th edition referencing styleIt is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in MLA 8th edition.
Lastname, F. Title. Publisher, 1 Jan. 2000, http://www.example.com.
This American Life. 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio, 2 Mar. 2018, https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women.
How to cite a piece of music or a song using MLA 8th edition referencing style?An example song citation in MLA 8th edition.
Lastname, F. “Song Title”. Album, 1 Jan. 2000, http://www.example.com.
The Beatles. “Here Comes the Sun”. Abbey Road, 26 Sept. 1969, https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150.
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