Within the text of the paper, use parenthetical references to briefly acknowledge the use of another author's material.
The full citation for each parenthetical reference must be included in the List of Works Cited.
Page numbers are required, unless you are referring to an entire work.
The global debt crisis is having a strong impact on women and children in developing nations (Bronstein 74).
Bronstein contends the global debt crisis is having a strong impact on women and children in developing nations (74).
Peterson, Susan. The Life of Martin Luther. Susan Peterson, 2002. Web. 24 Jan. 2006.
*MLA style no longer requires a URL, unless the site cannot be found without the URL. If needed, include the URL at the end of the entry.
United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Drinking Water Standards. EPA, 28 Nov. 2006. Web. 24 Jan. 2007.
Margaret Sanger Papers Project. History Dept., New York U, 18 Oct. 2000. Web. 6 Jan. 2007.
Yoon, Mina. Home page. Oak Ridge Natl. Laboratory, 28 Dec. 2006. Web. 12 Jan. 2007.
If the date of publication is not available, use n.d.
Shiva, Vandana. "Bioethics: A Third World Issue." Native Web. Native Web, n.d. Web. 22 Jan 2007
Jenson, Jill D. "It's the Information Age, so Where's the Information?" College Teaching 52.3 (2004): 107-12. Academic Search Premier. Web. 2 Feb. 2005.
If page numbers are not available, use n. pag.
Belau, Linda. “Trauma and the Material Signifier.” Postmodern Culture 11: 2 (2001): n. pag. Web. 20 Feb. 2006.
Paulson, Steve. "Buddha on the Brain." Salon.com. Salon Media Group, 27 Nov. 2006. Web. 18 Jan.2007.
Rubin Joel. "Report Faults Charter School." Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles Times, 22 Jan. 2005. Web. 24 Jan. 2005.
Szeman, Imre. Zones of Instability: Literature, Postcolonialism, and the Nation. Baltimore: John Hopkins UP, 2004. ebrary. Web. 29 Oct. 2008.
Boyle, Anthony T. "Re: Utopia." Message to Daniel J. Cahill. 21 June 1997. E-mail.
Patterson, Chris. "Will School Consolidation Improve Eductation?" Host Michaeal Quinn Sullivan. Texas PolicyCast. Texas Public Policy Foundation, 13 Apr. 2006. MP3 file. 10 Jan. 2007.
*These examples are borrowed from Documenting Sources: A Hacker Handbooks Supplement by Diana Hacker.
Harbord, Janet. The Evolution of Film: Rethinking Film Studies. Cambridge: Polity, 2007. Print.
Booth, Wayne C., Gregory G. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams. The Craft of Research. 2nd ed. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2003. Print.
Shell, Marc, ed. American Babel: Literatures of the United States from Abnaki to Zuni. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2002. Print.
New York Public Library American History Desk Reference. New York: Macmillan, 1997. Print.
National Research Council. Beyond Six Billion: Forecasting the World's Population. Washington: Natl. Acad., 2000. Print.
McEvoy, Dermot. "Little Books, Big Success." Publishers Weekly 30 Oct. 2006: 26-28. Print.
"It Barks! It Kicks! It Scores!" Newsweek 30 July 2001: 12. Print.
Jermack, Paul. "This Once, a David of the Art World Does Goliath a Favor." New York Times 13 July 2002, late ed.: B7+. Print.
Piper, Andrew. "Rethinking the Print Object: Goethe and the Book of Everything." PMLA 121.1 (2006): 124-38. Print.
Kafka, Ben. "The Demon of Writing: Paperwork: Paperwork, PUblic Safety, and the Reign of Terror." Representations 98 (2007): 1-24. Print.
Bordo, Susan. "The Moral Content of Nabokov's Lolita." Aesthetic Subjects. Ed. Pamela R. Matthews and David McWhirter. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2003. 125-52. Print.
"Japan." The Encyclopedia Americana. 2004 ed. Print.
Finding Neverland. Dir. Marc Forster. Perf. Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Julie Christie, Radha Mitchell, and Dustin Hoffman. Miramax, 2004. DVD.
Akufo, Dautey. Personal interview. 11 Aug. 2007.