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MLA

Overview of using MLA to format citations.

Newspaper Article

Author Last Name, Author First Name. "Source." Container 

[City of Publication], day month year, pp. 

Note: Abbreviate all months except May, June, and July to the first three letters and a period:Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov.

Print Newspaper Article

Horner, Sarah. "Police Scanner Audio Sheds Light on Philando Castile Traffic Stop." 

The Pioneer Press [St. Paul], 19 July 2015, pp. A1+. 

Online

Add:  Permanent link or DOI. (Date of Access is optional.)

Note: Including a date of access is optional. (See "New Formatting.") Check with your instructor.

Horner, Sarah. "Police Scanner Audio Sheds Light on Philando Castile Traffic Stop." 

The Pioneer Press [St. Paul], 11 July 2016, www.twincities.com/2016/07/11/

philando-castile- falcon-heights-shooting-police-scanner-traffic-stop/.

Accessed 19 July 2016.

Magazine Article

Author Last Name, Author First Name. "Source." Container 

[City of Publication], day month year, pp. 

Note: Abbreviate all months except May, June, and July to the first three letters and a period:Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov.

Newton-Small, Jay. "In Dallas, Police Lives Mourned But Rage Continues to

Boil Over." Time, 10 July 2016, pp. 15+. 

Burrell, Lisa. "We Just Can't Handle Diversity: A Research Roundup." The Harvard

Business Review, July-Aug. 2016, pp. 71-74. 

Online: 

Add:  Permanent link or DOI. (Date of Access is optional.) 

Newton-Small, Jay. "In Dallas, Police Lives Mourned But Rage Continues to

Boil Over." Time, 10 July 2016, pp. 15+, http://time.com/4400385/dallas-black-

lives-matter-ngan-police-shootings/.