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Citing Sources: MLA

Citation Examples

Full citations should go on your work cited page at the end of your document. 
Citing a Scholarly Journal:
Kincaid, Jamaica. “In History.” Callaloo, vol. 24, no. 2, Spring 2001, pp. 620-26.
Citing a Print Book with one author:
Jacobs, Alan. The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction. Oxford UP, 2011.
Citing a Web Page:
Rosenberg, Gabriel. “When your Dream House is a Dollhouse, No Space is too Small.” Time,
     10 August 2016,

Other examples

Confused about where to find the information needed to cite your source? Here you can get help on how to locate citation information.

In-text citations

In-text citations are typically placed in parentheses at the end of a quote, summary, or paraphrase. 
Include the first word found in the full citation (typically an author's last name) and the location of the quote or paraphrase (paragraph or page number). 
Example: (Farkas 25)

Annotated Bibliographies