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Bibliography Guidelines

MLA 7
th

Edition

Power Point compiled by Laura
Daberko
, Shaker Heights High School Librarian

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bibliography?

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What are the changes to MLA 7.0?




No more underlining


titles and name of
online product are now
italicized
.


No more long URLs


only use URL of
resource if the citation information does
not lead easily to the source.


Publication medium


include the
medium type such as print, Web,
performance, etc.


New abbreviations


for missing
information, such as
n.d
.
for
no date
,
n.p
.
for
no publisher
and
n.pag
.

for
no page #


To
cite a regular book, one author
:


Last name
,
First name
.
Title
.
City: Publisher
,

Year
. Medium.


Sample
:


Deem, James.
Bodies from the Ice: Melting

Glaciers and the Recovery of the Past
. New

York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 2008.
Print
.




To cite a regular book, more than one
author
:


Last name, First name A, and First name Last

name

B.
Title
. City: Publisher, Year. Medium.


Sample:


Lang, Susan S. and Beth H. Marks.
Teens &

Tobacco
. New York: Twenty
-
First Century

Books, 1996. Print.



Note: if there are more than two authors, include
the first only and then write “et al.” after his/her
name.



To cite a part of a book

(like a chapter or an
article in an edited collection):


Last name, First name. “Chapter Title.”
Book Title
.

Ed
. Editor Name. City: Publisher, Year.



Page#
-
Page#. Medium.


Sample:


Liao
,
Jing
. “The Arts, Entertainment, and Sports.”

Facts About China
. Ed. Xiao
-
Bin
Ji
. New


York: The H.W. Wilson Co., 2003. 161
-


204. Print.



To cite a general encyclopedia or reference book
from a print source (this does NOT include
specialized encyclopedias)
:


“Entry Title.”
Encyclopedia Title
. Edition or

Volume Year. Medium.


Sample:


“Amphibian."
World Book
. 2007. Print.


(If you have an author for the section, begin with

the author’s name

Last, First.)



To cite Part of a book from a multivolume set or special
encyclopedia:


Author for section

Last name, First name. “Title of

section.”
Title of book.
Ed. First name Last name. # of

edition (if given). Volume #. City: Publishing company,

date. Page numbers. Medium.


Sample:


Kilar
, Jeremy. “Germans."

American Immigrant

Cultures
. Ed.

David Levinson et al.
Vol

1. London:


Simon & Schuster Macmillan, 1997. 315
-
324. Print.


(Note, if no author begin with title of the chapter.)











To cite a regular book, with editor listed instead of
an author:

Last name, First name, ed.
Title
. City: Publisher, Year.

Medium.


Sample:


Sawvel
, Patty Jo
, ed.
Student Drug Testing
. Detroit:

Greenhaven

Press, 2007. Print.



To cite an article from a database, originally in
a book:


Last name, First name. “Article Title.”
Book

Title
. Ed. Editor First Name Editor Last

Name. City: Publisher, Year. Page range.

Database Name
. Medium. Date of Access.

<URL>.


Sample:

Candeloro
, Dominic. “Italian Americans.”

Dictionary

of American History.
Ed. Stanley

Kutler
. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons,


2003. 444
-
448.
Gale Virtual Reference

Library.

Web. 5 Jan. 2010.

<
www.shaker.org
>.


To cite an article from a database, originally in
a periodical:


Last name, First name. “Article Title.”

Periodical Title
. Volume. Issue (Publication

Date): Page numbers.
Database Name
.

Medium. Date of Access. <URL>.


Sample:


Peele
, Stanton. “Reducing Harms from Youth

Drinking.”
Journal of Alcohol & Drug

Education.
50.4 (December 2006): 67
-
88.

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center.


Web.

20 January 2010. <
www.shaker.org
>.


To cite an article from a
webpage
:


Last name, First name (if available). “Article

Title.”
Website Name
.

Organization/Publisher Name (if available).

Publication Date (if available). Medium.

Date of Access. <URL>.


Sample:


Palmer, Jack A. “The New Eugenics: Genetic

Engineering.”
GeneticEngineering.org
.

n.d
. Web. 20 January 2010.

<
www.geneticengineering.org
>.



To cite an image or artwork:

Artist Last name, First name.
Title of work.
Year. Medium.

Institution in possession of work, City.


Note: To cite a photographic reproduction, include all of this information,
followed by properly cited source information (i.e. book or database source).

Sample:

Warhol, Andy.
100 Cans.

1962. Oil on canvas. Albright
-
Knox

Art Gallery, Buffalo.
The Art Collection.



Web. 4 February 2010.
<
www.shaker.org
>.