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MLA Format (8th Edition): Additional Sources

Citation Information

*Remember that all citations need to be formated with a hanging indent where the first line is to the margin and the following lines are indented.


In a Book 

Lastname, Firstname. “Article Title.” Journal Title, vol. number, issue numberoriginal publication date, pp. page numbers. Reprinted in Title, edited by Firstname Lastname. vol. numberPublisherReprint Date, pp. page numbers.


Hunt, Tim. "The Misreading of Kerouac." Review of Contemporary Fictionvol. 3, no. 21983, pp. 29-33. Reprinted in Contemporary Literary Criticism, edited by Carl Riley, vol. 61Gale1990, pp. 308-310


In a Database

Lastname, Firstname. “Article Title.” Journal Title, vol. number, no. issue number, original publication date, pp. page numbers. Reprinted in Title, edited by Firstname Lastname, vol. number, Publisher, Reprint Date. Database name, URL. Accessed date.


Hunt, Tim. "The Misreading of Kerouac." The Review of Contemporary Fiction, vol. 3, no. 2, Summer 1983, pp. 29-33. Reprinted in Contemporary Literary Criticism, edited by Roger Matuz and Cathy Falk, vol. 61, Gale, 1990. Literature Resource Center, Accessed 28 Sept. 2016.

Citation within a PowerPoint Presentation

This presentation is an example of how to create in-text citations within a powerpoint presentation.


Personal inteviews are those interviews you conduct yourself.

Interviewee. Personal interview. date of interview.



Doe, Jane. Personal interview. 20 September 2004.


 Information from Purdue OWL: MLA Formatting and Style Guide. Example created for this LibGuide.

A Painting, Sculpture, or Photograph

Artist's name.Title of the ArtworkDate of artwork, mediumname of the Institution where the artwork is kept, Location of the institution.



Goya, FranciscoThe Family of Charles IV1800, oil on canvas Museo del PradoMadrid.

The example is from Purdue OWL: MLA Formating. For more information, follow this link.


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