MLA Bibliographical Format

A. Works Cited List – Format for Entries

1. Book
Author's Lastname, Firstname. Book title. Trans. Firstname Lastname.
    Ed. Firstname Lastname. # ed. # vol. Place of publication: Publisher's
    name, date.

2. Chapter in Book
Author's Lastame, Firstname. "Chapter title." Book title. Trans. Firstname
    Lastname. Ed. Firstname Lastname. # ed. # vol. Place of publication:
    Publisher's name, date. Page numbers.

3. Article
Author's Firstname, Lastname. "Article title." Journal title Volume
    (date): Pages.

4. Interviews on television or radio
Subject's Lastname, Firstname. "Title of Interview OR Interview." By
    Interviewer's Firstname Lastname. Place watched interview (i.e. network).
    Local network, Place. Date.

5. Interviews conducted personally.
Subject's Lastname, Firstname. Telephone interview OR Personal interview.
    Date.

6. Unpublished Letter
Writer’s Lastname, Firstname to Recipient’s Firstname Lastname. Date.
    Name of library collection which owns letter. Location of library.

7. Television or Radio Program
"Title of Program." Narr. Firstname Lastname. Prod. Firstname Lastname.
    Dir. Firstname Lastname. Title of Series if applicable. Exec. prod.
    Firstname Lastname. Title of Show. Abbreviated name of network. Local
    Station on which you heard program, Place. Date.

8. Film
Title of film. Dir. Firstname Lastname. Perf. Firstname Lastname [of lead
    actor], Firstname Lastname [of next lead actor], and Firstname Last name
    [of next lead actor]. Distributor, date of release.

9. Video Recording
Title of film. Dir. Firstname Lastname. Perf. Firstname Lastname [of lead
    actor], Firstname Lastname [of next lead actor], and Firstname Lastname
    [of next lead actor]. Original release date. Medium. Distributor, date of
    release.

10. Newspaper Article
Author’s Lastname, Firstname. "Article title." Newspaper title Date,
    Edition: section and page number.

11. Internet Article
Author's Lastname, Firstname. Posting on Subject. Web Address. Date of
    posting.

 

B. Works Cited List – Example

Works Cited

Auerbach, Nina. "Magi and Maidens: The Romance of the Victorian
    Freud." Writing and Sexual Difference. Trans. Jane Showalter. Ed.
    Elizabeth Abel. 2nd ed. 2 vols. Chicago: U. of Chicago P., 1982. 111-31.

Brontė, Charlotte. Letter to W.S. Williams. 12 May 1848. Bonnell Collection.
    Brontė Parsonage Museum, Haworth, Yorkshire.

Brown, George Henry. "Currer Bell's `Shirley'". The Edinburgh Review, or
    Critical Journal
91 (1850): 153-73.

Clinton, President William. "A Talk with President Clinton." By Jayne
    Pauly. NBC. WKRK, Mt. Pleasant. 30 January 1996.

Farmer, Joanna. Telephone interview. 29 July 1987. It's a Wonderful Life.
    Dir. Frank Capra. Perf. James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, and
    Thomas Mitchell. RKO, 1946.

It's a Wonderful Life. Dir. Frank Capra. Perf. James Stewart, Donna Reed,
    Lionel Barrymore, and Thomas Mitchell. 1946. DVD. Collumbia, 1997.

Johannson, Miriam. "Visiting the Yorkshire Dales." The New York Times 15
    July 1997, Morning Edition: A15-17.

Macdonald, Jim. "Nate Hawthorne."
    http://www.library.utoronto.ca/www/hawthorne/info. 7 February 1998.

"35mm Lenses." Narr. Bob Isenburg. Prod. Jim Howell. Dir. Jennifer Black.
    Education for Leisure Time. Exec. prod. Susan Johnson. "Cameras and
    How to Use Them." NBC. WJRT, Mt. Pleasant. 31 May 1995.

Thorvaldson, Inga. "Halfmaner and How to Make Them." Trans. Sarah
    Paulson. Scandinavian Cooking. Ed. John Smith. 2nd ed. Toronto:
    Macmillan, 1985. 15-28.

White, E.B. Charlotte’s Web. 1952. New York: HarperTrophy, 1993.

 

 

 

 

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