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MLA Style for Electronic Sources

MLA, APA & Chicago Style Guides - MLA Citation - Electronic Sources


Works Cited List

The color-coded guides below adhere to formatting rules from the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 8th ed.

For help with MLA 7th edition citation, see our MLA 7th Edition Citation Guide.

Library Databases

Web Sites and Other Electronic Sources

A
Academic One File
Academic Search Complete
Access Engineering
African American Experience
American Government
American History
American Indian Experience
America's News
Anatomy.TV
Applied Science and Technology Source
Art Source
Artemis Literary Sources
ArtStor
B
Biography in Context
Books and Authors
Business Collection
Business Economics and Theory Collection
Business Insights
Business Source Complete
C
Chronicle of Higher Education
CINAHL
Cochrane Library
Computer Database
Consumer Reports
CQ Researcher
Criminal Justice Database
Culinary Arts Collection
D
Daily Life Through History
DemographicsNow
Dictionary of Literary Biography
E
eBook Collection (ABC CLIO)
eBook Collection (EBSCO)
eBook Collection (Salem Press)
eBrary
Education Source
Educators Reference Complete
Engineering Case Studies
ERIC via EBSCO
Eric via FirstSearch
European Views of the Americas
Expanded Academic ASAP
F
Fergusons Career Guidance Center
Film and Television Literature Index
Films on Demand
Florida Newspapers
Funk and Wagnalls
G
General One File
General Reference Center Gold
Global Issues in Context
Global Road Warrior
Grangers World of Poetry
GreenFile
H
Health and Wellness Resource Center
Health Reference Center Academic
Health Source Consumer Edition
Health Source Nursing Academic Edition
History Reference Center
Hoovers Premium
Hospitality and Tourism Complete
Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure
Humanities Source
I
Index to Legal Periodicals and Books
Informe
Infotrac Communication and Mass Media Complete
Infotrac Criminal Justice
Infotrac Professional
InfoTrac Psychology Collection
Infotrac Research in Context
Infotrac Student
Issues and Controversies
Issues Understanding Controversy and Society
J
JSTOR
K
Kanopy Streaming Video
L
Latino American Experience
LexisNexis
Library Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full-Text
Library Information Science and Technology
Library Literature and Information Science Full Text
Literary Reference Center Plus
Literature Criticism Online
LitFinder
M
MAS Ultra School Edition
MasterFILE Complete
MEDLINE With FullText
Military and Intelligence
Military and Government Collection
N
New York Times (Gale)
NewsBank
Newsstand
Nursing and Allied Health Collection
O
Opposing Viewpoints
Orlando Sentinel
Ovid eBooks
Oxford Art Online
Oxford English Dictionary
Oxford Reference
P
Points of View Reference Center
Pop Culture Universe
Popular Magazines
Primary Search
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times
ProQuest Databases
PsycArticles
R
Regional Busines News
S
Sage Journals
Science Direct
Small Business Resource Center
Sources in U.S. History
Springer eJournal Collection
T
Teacher Reference Center
V
Virtual Reference Library
W
World at War
World Folklore and Folklife
World Geography
World History: Ancient
World History: Modern
World Religions
Article on a Website
Article on a Website with a Corporate or Group Author
Entire Website
Online Magazine, Newspaper or Journal Article
Audio Broadcast
Bible Verse
Blog
Book Downloaded to a Device
Book on the Web
Chapter in a Book on the Web
Translated Book on the Web
Email
Map
Professor's Syllabus
SlideShare Presentation
Twitter or Facebook
Video on the Web
YouTube Video

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In-Text Citations

Parenthetical Documentation or Citing Sources in the Text: Use the following examples as a guide for referencing sources in the body of your paper.

Site with one author:
"LifeMap is a guide to help you figure out your career and educational goals" (Jones).

Site with two or three authors:
The LRC has many electronic resources (Smith, Adams, and Williams).

Site with more than three authors:
"Online courses provide a way for students to use their time wisely" (Kilby et al.).

Site with no author; use first two words of title:
Valencia has a vital workforce development program ("More Companies").

Site with a corporate author:
"Valencia is a better place to start" (Valencia College).

Site which numbers paragraphs:
Academic Search Premier is an extremely versatile database (Byrnes, pars. 5-6).

Site for an article in pdf format which includes accurate page numbers:
"An understanding of international politics is essential in today's world" (Crawford 55).

 

 

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