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MLA (8th edition) Documentation Style: Print & Video Sources

Examples: Print & Video Sources

New! ► Publisher location is no longer requried for books, nor is the format ("Print.")

New! ► A captial P can replace the word "Press" in the publisher name.

 

Book with one author

Smith, Noel W.  An Analysis of Ice Age Art: Its Psychology and Belief System.  Peter Lang Publishing, 1992.

 

Book with two or three authors

Donohoe, Tom, and Neil Johnson.  Foul Play: Drug Abuse in Sports. Blackwell Publishing, 1987.

** Note: if there are three or more authors, list the first author that appears, followed by “et al.”

 

Essay, story, or poem in a collection

Weissman, James. “World Health Has Worsened.” The Health Crisis:  Opposing Viewpoints, edited by Barbara

            Szumski, Greenhaven P, 1989, pp. 17-26.

 

Reference/Encyclopedia article

Modlin, Richard F. “Fisheries.” Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues. Revised ed., edited by Craig W. Allen, vol. 2,

            Salem P, 2011.

 

Newspaper article

Callimachi, Rukmini. “Bi-Mart Offers Employee Buyout.” The Seattle Times, 19 Feb. 2004, p. E3.

 

Magazine article

Alter, Charlotte. “What Do Women Want?” Time, vol. 188, no. 5, 1 Aug. 2016, pp. 42-45.

 

Journal article

Rogoff, Kenneth. “Globalization and Global Disinflation.” Economic Review, vol. 88, no. 4, 2003, pp. 45-79.

 

Government publication

United States, Congressional Budget Office. The Economic and Budget Outlook: Fiscal Years 1999-2008.

Government Printing Office, 1998.

 

Television or radio program

“The Great Inca Rebellion.” NOVA, narrated by Jay O. Sanders. PBS, 17 Mar. 2009.

 

DVD/Video
 

Smoke Signals.  Directed by Chris Eyre, performance by Adam Beach, Miramax, 2005.