Citing sources of information - MLA style

The following gives you the basics of how to cite sources based on the 7th edition (2009) of the MLA Handbook.


MLA Style - public web pages, websites, and other web resources

Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University

Southeast's Writing Lab
Hint: Chose "Internet Sources" from the list.

Citing a publicly accessible web resource – Step-by-step guide to citing a website or web page.


MLA Style - articles from library subscription databases (such as Academic Search Complete)

OWL at Purdue University
Hint: Scroll to the bottom of the screen and use the format under "An Article from an Online Database (or Other Electronic Subscription Service)."

Southeast's Writing Lab
Hint: Chose "Periodicals" from the list.

Citing an article found via a library subscription database – Step-by-step guide to citing an article and where to find the necessary components.