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MLA Style Citation Examples: Media

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WORKS CITED (FACEBOOK)

(For more examples look on page 29 in the eighth edition)

[ Example ]

Link to original post

      IN TEXT 

      (Northwest Missouri State University Library)

WORKS CITED (TWITTER)

(For more examples look on page 29 in the eighth edition)

[ Example ]

Link to original tweet

      IN TEXT

      (@NWMOSTATE)

WORKS CITED (INSTAGRAM)

(For more examples look on page 29 in the eighth edition)[ Example ]

Link to original post

      IN TEXT

      (B.D. Owens Library)

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Images

WORKS CITED ( WEBSITE OR PRINT, INCLUDES PAINTINGS, SCULPTURES, OR PHOTOGRAPHY)

(For more examples look on page 29 of the eighth edition)

[ Example ]

Link to original image

IN TEXT 

(Wood)

a     WORKS CITED ( WEBSITE WITHOUT PRINT EDITION, INCLUDES PAINTINGS, SCULPTURES, OR PHOTOGRAPHY)

       [ Example ]

      Link to original 

            IN TEXT

            (Rubinroit)

Recorded music

(WORKS CITED)

(For more examples look on page 28 in the eighth edition)

[ Example ]

Link to original music

IN TEXT

(Trainor)

Video

WORKS CITED (FILMS ON DEMAND)

(For more examples look on pages 30, 31, 33 & 44 in the eighth edition)

[ Example ]

Link to original video

      IN TEXT

  • Citing whole video
    • (Mayanmar)
  • Citing a quote or scene from video
    • Provide hours, minutes, and seconds as displayed in media player
    • ("Mayanmar" 00:02:15)     

WORKS CITED (YOUTUBE) AUTHOR IS THE UPLOADER

[ Example ]

Link to original video

     IN TEXT 

  • Citing whole video
    • ("Boolean Operators")
  • Citing a quote or scene from video
    • Provide hours, minutes, and seconds as displayed in media player
    • ("Boolean Operators" 00:01:02) 

WORKS CITED (YOUTUBE) AUTHOR IS NOT THE UPLOADER

[ Example ]

Link to original video

     IN TEXT

     (McGonigal)

WORKS CITED (ONLINE TV SHOWS)

(FORMAT)

    “Title of episode.” Series name, writer’s name (if provided), name of top performer (if provided), season number,         episode #, production company, day month year. Name of institution/organization affiliated with site, URL. 

(EXAMPLE)

     “The Axiom of Choice.” Chance, season 1, episode 1, Fox 21, 19 Oct. 2016.  Hulu, http://www.hulu.com/watch/994088#i0,p0,d0.

Link to original video

      IN TEXT

  • Citing the whole episode
    • ("The Axiom").
  • Citing a quote or scene from episode
    • Provide hours, minutes, and seconds as displayed in media player
    • ("The Axiom" 00:03:16-25)

WORKS CITED (DVD)

(For more examples look on pages 30, 31, 40, 44, & 49 in the eighth edition)

[ Example ]

  • Trevorrow, Colin, director. Jurassic World. Universal Pictures, 2015.

Link to original video

IN TEXT

​​​Citing whole film

(Trevorrow)

Citing a quote or scene from film

(Trevorrow 01:05:09)

WORKS CITED (EMPHASIS ON PERFORMER)

[ Example ]

  • Pratt, Chris, performer. Jurassic World. Directed by Colin Trevorrow. Universal Pictures, 2015.

IN TEXT

Citing whole film

(Pratt)

Citing a quote or scene from film

(Pratt 00:51:09)

        WORKS CITED (DVD SET)

(FORMAT)

 “Title of episode.” Year of original episode release. Title of DVD set, writer’s name (if provided), name of top

performer (if provided), episode #, Production Company, year of DVD set release, disc #.

(EXAMPLE)

                   “The One after Ross Says Rachel.” 1998. Friends: Season 5, created by David Crane, performance by                                                                  Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox, episode 1, Warner Brothers, 2003, disc 1. 

     IN TEXT

     ("The One")

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