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MLA 8th Edition Citation Style Guide

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Web page as part of Web Site (MLA 44)

Format:

Author. “Title of Web page, posting or article.” Title of Web Site, Publisher (if applicable), Publication Date, Location (URL). Date of Access.

Example:

Rader, Matt. “Archives.” Matt Rader: What I Want to Say Goes Like This, 2016, mattrader.com/?page_id=255/. Accessed 30 July 2016.

In-text citation: (Rader)

Note

  • Include date of access for online resources.  They may move or change.
  • In particular, include an accessed date, if you do not have a date of publication. 

Format:

“Title of Web page, posting or article.” Title of Web Site, Publisher (if applicable), Publication Date, Location (URL). Date of Access.

Example:

CBC Poetry Prize.” CBC Books. CBC/Radio Canada, 2016, www.cbc.ca/literaryprizes/poetry. Accessed 30 August 2016.

In-text citation: (“CBC Poetry Prize”)

Web page with no author (MLA 41)

Format:

“Title of Web page, posting or article.” Title of Web Site, Publisher (if applicable), Publication Date, Location (URL). Date of Access.

Example:

“CBC Poetry Prize.” CBC Books. CBC/Radio Canada, 2016, www.cbc.ca/literaryprizes/poetry. Accessed 30 August 2016.

In-text citation: (“CBC Poetry Prize”)

Blog Posting (MLA 41-42)

Format:

Author Last Name, First Name or Initial (or Username). “Title of Blog Post.” Title of Blog, Publication Date, URL. Date of Access.

Example:

Fleming, Anne. “About Anne.” Anne Fleming, 2016, annefleming.ca/. Accessed 24 August 2016.

In-text citation: (Fleming)