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Eng 096 Fall 2020 Zowada: Citing Sources with MLA

Citing Sources

Library sources all come with suggested citations! Start there. If you are using a non-library source, these links might help.

ASK any library staff member!  That's our job.  We're here to help with citations.  Send an email, or visit the library homepage to send a text or open a chat. https://qvcc.edu/library

Cite Information from a Web Page

FORMAT

Author's Last Name, First Name. "Title of Article."  Name of Webpage, Date of Publication, url.

EXAMPLE

Holl, Stephanie. "Is Technology Changing Our Brains?" Trending Tech, 25 Apr. 2020, trendingtech.org/2020/04/25/is-technology-changing-our-

brains/.

Cite a Scholarly Journal Article from a Library Database

FORMAT

Author's Last Name, First Name. "Title of Article: Subtitle if Any." Name of Journal, vol. Volume Number, no. Issue Number, Date of Publication, pp.

First Page Number-Last Page Number. Name of Database, doi:DOI number or url.

EXAMPLE

Warner, Jamal. "Smartphones and Children: Impact on Socialization." The Journal of Childhood Development, vol. 33, no. 2, Spring 2019, pp. 109-

118. Academic Search Premier EBSCOhost, doi:10.1016/j.chb.2020.106528.

Cite an Academic eBook from a Library Database

FORMAT

Author's Last Name, First Name. Title of Book: Subtitle if Any. Edition if given and is not first edition, Publisher Name often shortened, Year of

publication. Name of Library Database doi: DOI number or url

EXAMPLE

Abood, Amara. Technology in the Hands of Teens. Yale University Press, 2020. Ebsco Ebooks EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?

direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=698181&site=ehost-live.

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