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MLA: Periodicals

An Article in a Scholarly Journal

Format:

Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Journal, Volume, Issue, Publication date, Page numbers. Title of the database (if applicable), URL or DOI (if applicable).

Examples:

Davis, Robert, and Laszlo Sajtos. "Measuring Consumer Interactivity in Response to Campaigns Coupling Mobile and Television Media." Journal of Advertising Research, vol. 48, no. 3, 2008, pp. 375-91.

Wathington, Heather, et al. "A Good Start? The Impact of Texas' Developmental Summer Bridge Program on Student Success." Journal of Higher Education, vol. 87, no. 2, 2016, pp. 150-77. Academic Search Complete, cod.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=113075449&site=ehost-live&scope=site.

An Article in a Magazine

Format:

Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Periodical, Day Month Year, pages.

Examples:

Conley, Kevin. "The First Secretary of Climate Change." Popular Science, 4 Mar. 2002, pp. 54+.

Bosker, Bianca. "Big in Canada: Throwing Axes for Fun." The Atlantic, Sept. 2016, www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/09/canada/492749

An Article in a Newspaper

Format:

Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Periodical, Day Month Year, pages.

Examples:

Martinez, Jennifer. "Anarchists Organize to Spread the Word." The Wall Street Journal, 1 Apr. 2009, p. A8.

Kamin, Blair. "Architect Jeanne Gang's Vision to Expand from the Skyscraper to the Police Station." Chicago Tribune, 13 Nov. 2015, www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-jeanne-gang-architecture-polis-station-ae-1115-20151113-story.html

Tip: 

If the newspaper is a less well-known or local publication, include the city name in brackets after the title of the newspaper.

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