MLA 6th edition (note) Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to MLA 6th edition (note) citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
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 6th edition (note).

How to do citations in MLA 6th edition (note) style?
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How do you cite a book in the MLA 6th edition (note) referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in MLA 6th edition (note) using placeholders:
Last Name, First Name. Title. Ed. Editor First Name Editor Last Name. Edition. City: Publisher, 2000. . .
So if we want to cite, for example, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
MLA 6th edition (note) citation:
Rowling, Joanne K. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, 1997. . .
And an in-text citation book citation in MLA 6th edition (note) looks like this: Joanne K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, , , 1st ed. (London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, 1997), , .

How to reference a journal article in the MLA 6th edition (note) citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in MLA 6th edition (note) format?

Here’s a MLA 6th edition (note) journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. “Title”. Container Volume.Issue (2000): pages Used. Online. Internet. 7 Aug. 2020. . Available: URL.
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in MLA 6th edition (note):
Petit, C., and J.M. Sieffermann. “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” 18.1 (2007): 161-172. Online. Internet. 7 Aug. 2020. . Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann, “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?”, , 18.1 (2007): 161-172, online, Internet, 7 Aug. 2020. , Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.

How to cite a website in a paper in MLA 6th edition (note) style?

Here’s an MLA 6th edition (note) example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. “Title”. Publisher, 1 Jan. 2000. Online. Internet. 7 Aug. 2020. . Available: https://www.example.com.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, Mark. “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President”. The Guardian, 5 Nov. 2008. Online. Internet. 7 Aug. 2020. . Available: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
And an in-text citation would look like this: Mark Tran, “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President”, , (The Guardian, 5 Nov. 2008), online, Internet, 7 Aug. 2020. , Available: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.

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How to cite a YouTube video MLA 6th edition (note)

Here’s a MLA 6th edition (note) citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. “Title”. YouTube, 1 Jan. 2000. Online. Internet. 7 Aug. 2020. . Available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video MLA 6th edition (note)?
Pixar. “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”. YouTube, 3 Jun. 2015. Online. Internet. 7 Aug. 2020. . Available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: Pixar, “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”, , YouTube. , 3 Jun. 2015, online, Internet, 7 Aug. 2020. , Available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ.

How to cite a podcast using MLA 6th edition (note) referencing style

It 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 6th edition (note).
Lastname, Firstname. “Title”. Publisher, 1 Jan. 2000. Online. Internet. 7 Aug. 2020. . Available: http://www.example.com.
Podcast referencing example in MLA 6th edition (note) using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. “640: Five Women”. WBEZ Radio, 2 Mar. 2018. Online. Internet. 7 Aug. 2020. . Available: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: This American Life, “640: Five Women”, , (WBEZ Radio, 2 Mar. 2018), online, Internet, 7 Aug. 2020. , Available: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women.

How to cite a piece of music or a song using MLA 6th edition (note) referencing style?

An example song citation in MLA 6th edition (note).
Lastname, Firstname. Song Title. Album, 2000. Online. Internet. 7 Aug. 2020. . Available: http://www.example.com.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in MLA 6th edition (note):
The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road, 1969. Online. Internet. 7 Aug. 2020. . Available: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150.
And an in-text citation would look like this: The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun, , Abbey Road. , 1969, online, Internet, 7 Aug. 2020. , Available: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150.


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