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HHS 126A: U.S. History Since 1865

Research Guide For HHS 126A: US HISTORY SINCE 1865 Professor Lindsey Swindall

How to Cite A Source in MLA

Type of reference

 

 

Exact Wording

 

Enclose in quotes, with the author and page number in parentheses

 

 

Ideas

 

Paraphrase with attribution to original author with page number, no quotation marks

 

 

Long Quotes

 

Indent full quotation with attribution at end, no quotation marks (unless part of quote)

 

 

Works Cited

 

Include everything you quoted or were influenced by in the list of works cited

Examples

“My cat’s fur is brown” (Smith 23).

Smith observed that the fur on his cat was brown (23).

[4+ lines or 3+ lines of verse, with (Author page number) after period]

My cat… scratched. (Smith 23)

Smith, Max. “My Cat.” Journal of Feline Felicities 43.2 (1999): 19-34. Print.

Journal Articles

SINGLE AUTHOR:
Russell, A. L. "Telecommunications Standards in the Second and Third Industrial Revolutions." Journal of the Communications Network 5.1 (2006): 100-6.

 

MULTIPLE AUTHORS:
Lechler, T. G., and D. Dvir. "An Alternative Taxonomy of Project Management Structures: Linking Project Management Structures and Project Success." IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management 57.2 (2010): 198-210.

Books & Book Chapters

SINGLE AUTHOR:
GabarroĢ, Steven A. Web Application Design and Implementation: Apache 2, Php5, Mysql, Javascript, and Linux/unix. Hoboken, N.J: Wiley-Interscience, 2007.

 

MULTIPLE AUTHORS:
Jakobsson, Markus, and Zulfikar Ramzan. Crimeware: Understanding New Attacks and Defenses. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Addison-Wesley, 2008. Print.

 

CHAPTER:
Sinnreich-Levi, Deborah M. "Teaching The Song of Roland in Modern English Translation." Approaches to Teaching The Song of Roland. Ed. William W. Kibler & Leslie Zarker Morgan.  New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2006. Print.

Web Sites

ENTIRE WEBSITE:
New Jersey Office of Information Technology. The Official Website of the State of New Jersey. State of NJ, 1996-2015. Web. 01 January 2015.


PAGE OF LARGER WEBSITE:
New Jersey Office of Information Technology. "History." The Official Website of the State of New Jersey. State of NJ, 1996-2015. Web. 01 January 2015.


NOTE: To find author and date information on a website, look to the footer of the homepage and/or the "About" or "About Us" section.