Citing your Sources in MLA Style

Citing your Sources in MLA Style

Your bibliography is alphabetized by writer final title. For works which do not need an author, alphabetize by product name (omitting articles like “a” or “the”). Your bibliography also needs to be formatted making use of Hanging Indents.

Book or Report

The Bible. Authorized King James Variation, Oxford UP, 1998.

Dorris, Michael, and Louise Erdrich. The Crown of Columbus. HarperCollins Publishers, 1999.

Fagih, Ahmed Ibrahim al-. The Singing of the Movie Stars. Translated by Leila El Khalidi and Christopher Tingley. Brief Arabic has: An Anthology, edited by Salma Khadra Jayyusi, Interlink Books, 2003, pp. 140-57.

Johnson, Roberta. Gender and Nation into the Spanish Modernist Novel. Vanderbilt UP, 2003.

Chapter in A book

Copeland, Edward. “Money.” The Cambridge Companion to Jane Austen, Edited by Copeland and Juliet McMaster, Cambridge UP, 1997, pp. 131-48.

Poe, Edgar Allan. “The Masque of this Red Death.” The whole Works of Edgar Allan Poe, modified by James A. Harrison, vol. 4, Thomas Y. Crowell, 1902, pp. 250-58. HathiTrust Digital Library, babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt? >

Journal Article

Piper, Andrew. “Rethinking the Print Object: Goethe while the Book of Everything.” PMLA, vol. 121, no. 1, Jan. 2006, pp. 124-38. [Read more…]