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MLA Format

For a book
Last name, First name. Title of Book. City
of Publication: Publisher, Year of
Publication. Medium of Publication.
This is the way they all need to be done
on your cards
Put this first example on a card you will
keep.

MLA Format
For a Journal
Last name, First name. "Article Title." Journal
title Vol#.Issue# (Year): Page Range. Medium
of Publication.

This is the way they all need to be


done on your cards
Put this first example on a card you will
keep.

MLA Format
Book Example #1
Charles Dickens wrote a book called
A Christmas Carol and an edition in
2009 was published by Cosimo out
of New York. This novel was
published originally many years
before, but this is the only version
you can find.
Dickens, Charles. A Chistmas Carol.
New York: Cosimo, 2009. Print.

MLA Format
Book Example #2
1984, a novel by George Orwell was
republished in 1961 in New York city,
New York, through Signet Classic
Orwell,

George. 1984. New York:


Signet Classic, 1961. Print.

MLA Format
Journal Example #1
Within the Journal of Nimitz, Tremayne Evans
wrote an article called, My Year with an
English Teacher where he talked about his
year having to help teach English. This was
published in the 35th volume, and the 3rd issue
in 2014. The article went from page 300-334.

Evans, Tremayne. " My Year with an English


Teacher." Journal of Nimitz 35.3 (2014): 300-34.
Print.

MLA: Multiple Authors


Last name, First name, First name2 Last name

2. Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher,


Year of Publication. Medium of Publication.
Last name, First name, First name2 Last

name2, and First name3 Last name3. Title of


Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year of
Publication. Medium of Publication.
Last name, First name, et al. Title of Book. City

of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication.


Medium of Publication.

Card #1
How do you cite this source?
John Roberts, Michael Marc, James Favoure,
Jackie Smith and Mark James wrote a novel
called We Had Too Many Authors on This. A
small publisher out of Houston published the
book on May 30, 2012 in PDF form only
through Smiles Publishing.

Answer to Card #1
Roberts, John, et al. We Had Too Many
Authors on This. Houston: Smiles, 2012. PDF.

Card #2
How do you cite this?
James Farmer and Marc Mark wrote an
article called I Hate MLA in the New
Yorker between pages 22 and 26 in the
5th issue of volume 21 from the August
2000 edition.

Answer to Card #2
Farmer, James, Marc Mark. " I Hate
MLA. 21.5 New Yorker Aug (2000):
22-26. Print.