How to cite stuff

FOR WEBSITES:

This following link can easily help you to cite things found online.  It gives you a guide on how to do it and it makes it look real nice when you are done:

CLICK HERE TO START CITING WEBSITES

 

FOR BOOKS:

The following is a link to help you easily cite things found in a book.  It gives you a guide on how to do it and it makes it look real nice when you are done:

CLICK HERE TO START CITING BOOKS

 

Want to do the citing the old fashioned way?  Here are some helpful pointers:

How to Cite a Book in Print in MLA

The basic information of a book includes author(s), the title of the book, and the publication information.

Structure:

Last, First M. Book. City: Publisher, Year Published. Print.

Examples:

James, Henry. The Ambassadors. Rockville: Serenity, 2009. Print.

Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1942. Print.

How to Cite a Website in MLA

Structure:

Last name, First name. “Article Title.” Website Title. Publisher of Website, Day Month Year article was published. Web. Day Month Year article was accessed. <URL>.

Example:

Cain, Kevin. “The Negative Effects of Facebook on Communication.” Social Media Today RSS N.p., 29 June 2012. Web. 02 Jan. 2013.

Make sure to:

  • Only include the URL if the source cannot be found easily.

View our visual citation guide on how to cite a Website in MLA format.

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