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MLA Style Citation Examples: Web pages

Find how to cite a web page, journal, book, eBook, textbook, magazine, newspaper, video, DVD, TV show, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or blog post. Find how to format in-text/parenthetical citations, papers, and cite when no author or date is listed.

Examples

NOTE: To standardize permalinks/URLS, omit http:// or https://. When the permalink/URL is more than three lines, truncate it to the host name (do not use a shortening service website such as bit.ly) (p. 195-196.)

WORKS CITED (ONE AUTHOR)

(For more examples, see pages 134, 145, and185 of the 9th edition)

                [ webpage example ]

IN TEXT 

(Looser).

WORKS CITED (TWO AUTHORS)

Gresock, Mary, and Lisette Steinwald. "Rainstorms and Symphonies: Performing Arts Bring Abstract Concepts of Life." Edutopia, 5 Oct. 2016, www.edutopia.org/blog/performing-arts-abstract-concepts-lisette-steinwald-mary-gresock.

IN TEXT

(Gresock and Steinwald).

WORKS CITED (THREE OR MORE AUTHORS)

Meller, Wendy B., et al. "Using Read-Alouds with Critical Literacy Literature in K-3 Classrooms.Reading Rockets, 2009, www.readingrockets.org/article/using-read-alouds-critical-literacy-literature-k-3-classrooms. 

IN TEXT

(Meller et al.)

NOTE: To standardize permalinks/URLS, omit http:// or https://. When the permalink/URL is more than three lines, truncate it to the host name (do not use a shortening service website such as bit.ly) (p. 195-196.)

WORKS CITED (CORPORATE AUTHOR AND PUBLISHER ARE DIFFERENT)

(For more examples, see pages 119 and 319 of the 9th edition)

                [ corporate author and publisher are different ]

IN TEXT 

(Association of College).

WORKS CITED (CORPORATE AUTHOR AND PUBLISHER ARE THE SAME)

"Shakespeare in the Harlem Renaissance." Folger Shakespeare Library, www.folger.edu/shakespeare-unlimited/harlem-renaissance-giles. Accessed 8 Jan. 2020.

IN TEXT 

("Shakespeare in the Harlem Renaissance").

NOTE: To standardize permalinks/URLS, omit http:// or https://. When the permalink/URL is more than three lines, truncate it to the host name (do not use a shortening service website such as bit.ly) (p. 195-196.)

WORKS CITED (ONE AUTHOR, NO DATE)

(For more examples, see pages 327 of the 9th edition)

                [ webpage no date example ]

IN TEXT 

(Morris).

WORKS CITED (NO DATE, NO AUTHOR)

"Emily Brontë." Poetry Foundation, www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/emily-bronte. Accessed 14 May 2021.

IN TEXT

("Emily Brontë").

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