MLA Style Guide - Electronic Resources

This guide is based on the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th edition (Modern Language Association, 2009).  Works Cited items are listed alphabetically at the end of the research paper and should be double-spaced.  Parenthetical references are items referred to in the body of the paper.

Electronic Book

Works Cited:

Hartog, Hendrick. Man and Wife in America: A History. 2002. Web. 27 August 2007.

Parenthetical:

(Hartog)


Scholarly Electronic Journal Article

Works Cited:

Scott, Jonathan. "Advanced, Repressed, and Popular: Langston Hughes During the Cold War." College Literature 33, no. 2 (Spring 2006): 30-51. Web. 15 Sept. 2010.

Parenthetical:

(Scott)

 

Item from a Library Database

Works Cited:

Clark, Zsuzsanna. "From Saturday-Night Poetry to Big Brother." New Statesman 132 (21 July 2003): 32. Academic Search Complete. Web. 15 Sept. 2010.

Parenthetical:

(Clark)


Thesis or Dissertation (Digital)

Works Cited:

Ryals, Douglas Wesley. Renaissance Shakespeare and hte Prehistory of Liberalis. Diss. University of California, Irvine, 2006. Web.

Parenthetical:

(Ryals 251)

 

Web Site

Works Cited:

Campbell, Donna. The Edith Wharton Society. Washington State University. Web. 16 Sept. 2010.

Parenthetical:

(Campbell)