MLA Style Information MLA Works Cited Page Format CB X-mas Special Article Citations

From Yahoo! Website

Nichols, Bill. "The Christmas Classic That Almost Wasn't." YahooNews. Yahoo, 6 Dec. 2005: n. pag. Web. 6 Dec. 2005. Nichols, Bill. "The Christmas Classic That Almost Wasn't." YahooNews. Yahoo, 6 Dec. 2005: n. pag. Web. 6 Dec. 2005.

From USA Today Website

Nichols, Bill. "The Christmas Classic That Almost Wasn't." USA USA Today, 5 Dec. 2005: n. pag. Web. 6 Dec. 2005.

Online Book Review

Include author and title of the review, if there is one. If there is no author or title, begin with "Rev of …, by … ." Include the sponsor or publisher after the name of the newspaper or magazine.

Whitmore, Laura. "How Dumb Are We? Thanks to the Internet, Dumb and Dumber, This Author Writes." Rev. of The Dumbest Generation, by Mark Bauerlein. Los Angeles Times.The Los Angeles Times, 12 July 2008: 11 pars. Web. 3 Mar. 2009.

A Magazine from EBSCO Host

This is assuming the page number is given on the document (PDF format); otherwise, use number of paragraphs if feasible (HTML format).

Whitelaw, Kevin, and Julian E. Barnes. "The Great Iraq Debate." US News and World Report, 4 Oct. 2004: 13 pars. MasterFILE Premier. Web. 12 Oct. 2010.

A Magazine from WilsonWeb

Mathews, Chris. "Coming Together in an Age of 24/7?" Newsweek 5 Nov. 2001: 60. Reader's Guide Full Text. WilsonWeb. Web. 18 June 2009.

A Newspaper from ProQuest

Siwolop, Sana. "Nest Eggs Have Shrunk But Tuition Bills Haven't." New York Times 16 Dec. 2001, East Coast late ed.: 20 pars. ProQuest Newspapers. Web. 18 May 2010.

A Website

Note: "The Right Stuff" is a specific link on the website.

Jones, Burk. "The Right Stuff." The Election Source. Organization for Democracy, 3 Jan. 2003. Web. 12 Oct. 2010.

Published Interview (Print Source or Website)

Swanson, Mark. Interview with Jim Jones. Talk of the Nation. National Public Radio. WBUR, Boston. 26 Apr. 2004. Print.


Swiper, Allie. "A Conversation with Bill Burke." Bill Burke Show. 26 Apr. 2004. Web. 12 Jan. 2009.

Wikipedia Citation

"Dilbert." Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 4 Mar. 2006. Web. 23 Feb. 2009.


Specific volume used is given after the title. Total volumes appears near the end.

The History of Comics. Vol. 2. Dir. Alejandro Silva. Episa. 1990. Videocassette. 4 Vols.

Online Comic Strip

Schultz, Charles. "Peanuts." Comic strip., 3 Mar. 2004. Web. 23 Feb. 2010.

(For a print comic strip, see RW: 6th, 455, #40 & 7th, 518, #70.)

C Q Researcher Article (Online)

Read and cite articles using the PDF option. If not available, cite as HTML document.

Hatch, David. "Drug Company Ethics." CQ Researcher 13.22 (2003): 231-45. CQ Researcher Online. Web. 4 July 2003.


Jones, Bill. "The Fossil Record of Invertebrates." Biology 101. 234 SCI. UW-Stevens Point. 22 Mar. 2006. Lecture.

Chapter from a Book

The chapter title is in " "; page numbers of chapter are at the end of the entry.

Smith, Karen. "The Principles of Thermodynamics." Chemistry Today. New York: Science P, 2004. 51-68. Print.

Extra Notes
  1. Citations for magazine articles, journal articles, and newspaper articles include the page range or total number of paragraphs (online/database sources), if feasible.
  2. Website and book citations do not require the total number of paragraphs or screens.
  3. Periodical titles are not followed by periods; book and website titles are.
  4. All months are abbreviated except for May, June, and July.
  5. Page ranges with three or more digits do not repeat beginning numbers (e.g., 102-12; 1134-156).
MLA In-Text Citations The Basic Patterns Are:
  1. (author pg) for print source (Smith 56)
  2. (author, par.) for an online/database article if feasible (Smith, par. 8) or (Smith, pars. 8-10)
  3. (author, screen) for a website or article that does not use paragraph numbers, if feasible (Smith, screen 3)
  4. (title pg) for print source with no author ("Cutting Taxes" 56)
Extra Notes