Modern Language Review Referencing Guide
(updated Dec 2022)


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How to do citations in Modern Language Review style?

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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 Modern Language Review.

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How do you cite a book in the Modern Language Review referencing style? (2022 Guide)

A book citation in Modern Language Review always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

Here’s an example book citation in Modern Language Review using placeholders:
Last Name, First Name, Title, ed. by Editor First Name Editor Last Name, , , Edition (City: Publisher, 2000)
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Modern Language Review citation:
Angelou, Maya, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, , , 1st edn (New York: Random House, 1969)
And an in-text citation book citation in Modern Language Review looks like this: Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, , , 1st edn (New York: Random House, 1969).


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How to reference a journal article in the Modern Language Review citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Modern Language Review format?

Citing a research paper or journal article in Modern Language Review is pretty straightforward. Here’s how

Here’s a Modern Language Review journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname, “Title”, Container, , , Volume.Issue (2000), pages Used
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 Modern Language Review:
Petit, C., and J.M. Sieffermann, “Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence?”, , , 18.1 (2007), 161-72
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), 161-72 .


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How to cite a website in a paper in Modern Language Review style?

Citing your sources is a necessary part of any research paper. To cite a website in Modern Language Review this is what you need

Here’s an Modern Language Review example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname, “Title”, , (Publisher, 2000) [accessed 3 December 2022]
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, 2008) [accessed 3 December 2022]
And an in-text citation would look like this: Mark Tran, “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President”, , (The Guardian, 2008) [accessed 3 December 2022].

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How to cite a YouTube video Modern Language Review in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and you don’t know how to cite it? Here’s a simple way to do it in Modern Language Review

Here’s a Modern Language Review citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, “Title”, YouTube, , , 2000 [accessed 3 December 2022]
So how to cite a video Modern Language Review?
Pixar, “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”, YouTube, , , 2015 [accessed 3 December 2022]
And an in-text video citation would look like this: Pixar, “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”, YouTube, , , 2015 [accessed 3 December 2022].

How to cite a podcast using Modern Language Review referencing style

Are you listening to a history, philosophy, or literature podcast and you want to cite it in a presentation or research paper. Here’s how to do it in Modern Language Review

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 Modern Language Review.
Lastname, Firstname, “Title”, , (Publisher, 2000) [accessed 3 December 2022]
Podcast referencing example in Modern Language Review using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life, “640: Five Women”, , (WBEZ Radio, 2018) [accessed 3 December 2022]
And an in-text citation would look like this: This American Life, “640: Five Women”, , (WBEZ Radio, 2018) [accessed 3 December 2022].

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How to cite a piece of music or a song using Modern Language Review referencing style?

Although citing a song might seem uncommon, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered for both audio recordings and written song lyrics, here’s how to cite in Modern Language Review

An example song citation in Modern Language Review.
Lastname, Firstname, Song Title, Album, , , 2000 [accessed 3 December 2022]
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Modern Language Review:
The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun, Abbey Road, , , 1969 [accessed 3 December 2022]
And an in-text citation would look like this: The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun, Abbey Road, , , 1969 [accessed 3 December 2022].


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