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MLA: Works Cited – Magazines, Newspapers and Journal Articles

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MLA: Works Cited – Periodicals: Magazines, Newspapers and Journal Articles

Format

Citation for PRINTED PERIODICAL
(Magazines, Newspapers & Journal Articles) Source

General format

Author(s). “Title of Article.” Title of Periodical Issue Number Date: Page numbers.

Magazine or newspaper article, with author

Morrow, Lance. "The Fog of War." Time 4 Feb. 1991: 61-62.

 

Tuck, Simon. "CRTC Turns Radio on Its Head with Landmark Satellite Ruling." Globe and Mail 17 June 2005: B1.

 

For magazines published every week or every two weeks, give the complete date. For magazines published every month or every two months, give the month(s) and year.

If an article is not printed on consecutive pages, write the first page number and a plus sign.

 

Magazine or newspaper article, with no author

"Let Go of the Tension in Your Life." Connect Magazine Apr./May 2005: 11.

 

Abbreviate the month, except for May,June, and July.

 

 

"Canadians Abroad Deserve Better." Editorial. Toronto Star 17 June 2005: A24.

 

Identify if the article is an editorial.

 

Review of a book, movie, etc.

 

McQuillin, Andrea. Rev. of In Praise of Slowness: How a Worldwide Movement is Challenging the Cult of Speed, by Carl Honoré.  

                 Shambala Sun May 2005.

 

Article in a scholarly journal with continuous pagination

Bakaršić, Kemal. "The Libraries of Sarajevo and the Book That Saved Our Lives." New Combat: A Journal of Reason and

                 Resistance Autumn (1994): 13-15.

 

Include the volume number from the cover page, if there is one. Omit A, An, or The in the journal title.

 

Article in a scholarly journal that pages each issue separately

Albada, Kelly F. "The Public and Private Dialogue about the American Family on Television." Journal of Communication 50.4

                 (2000): 79-110.

 

To identify the source, include the volume number followed by a period and the issue number.

 

Abstract in an abstracts journal

 

McCabe, Donald L. "Faculty Responses to Academic Dishonesty: The Influence of Student Honour Codes."

                   Research in Higher Education 34 (1993): 647-58. Abstract.

 

Current Index to Journals in Education 26 (1994): item EJ471027.

 

 

 

Format

Citation for ELECTRONIC PERIODICAL
(Magazines, Newspapers & Journal Articles) Source

General format

Author(s). “Title of Article.” Source of article. Date of source: page numbers. Product name. Date of access <electronic address of subscription service>.

Magazine article found in an online subscription database

Lanken, Dane. "When the Earth Moves." Canadian Geographic Mar.-Apr. 1996: 66-73. Canadian Reference

                   Centre EBSCOhost. 10 Nov. 200 <http://www.search.epnet.com>.

 

If the Internet address is too long, use the URL of the site's search page to avoid copying errors

 

Newspaper article found in an online subscription database

Angier, Natalie. "Chemists Learn Why Vegetables Are Good for You." Toronto Star 13 Apr. 1993. Virtual News Library.

                     12 Oct. 2004 <http://www.virtualnews.com>.

Reference article found in an online subscription database

"Benjamin Franklin." Discovering World History. 2003. Galenet. 20 Mar. 2005 <http://www.galenet.gale.com>.

Magazine article found on the Web

Abilock, Debbie. "The Gestalt of Online Searching." Multimedia Schools Nov.-Dec. 1997.

                         10 Oct. 2003 <http://www.infotoday.com/MMSchools/nov97/story.htm>.

 

Notice the information that may be omitted for articles found without using a subscription database.

 

Article found in an online scholarly journal

Tolson, Nancy. "Making Books Available: The Role of Early Libraries, Librarians, and Booksellers in the Promotion of African

              American Children's Literature." African American Review 32 (1998): 9-12. JSTOR. 1 Oct. 2002 <http://www.jstor.org/search>.

 

Online abstract

Nastali, Dan, and Phil Boardman. "Searching for Arthur: Literary Highways, Electronic Byways, and Cultural Back Roads."

               Arthuriana 11.4 (2001): 108-22. Abstract. 1 Oct. 2002 <http://www.smu.edu/arthuriana/>.

 

Online government publication

United States. Centre for Disease Control. National Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Diabetes

               Public Health Resource FAQs About Diabetes. 29 June 2000. 25 May 2004 <http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/faqs.htm>.

 

 

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