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❶In this case, you would put quotation marks around the phrase so that the reader knows you are relaying it word for word. End the entry with a period.

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Information about the sources you use in your work are included as a separate list at the end of the paper. Any source information that you provide in an in-text citation must correspond to a source in your Works Cited page. Read more about the changes to the new edition in this article from the Modern Language Association. Always ask your instructor for specific directions pertaining to your assignment. A copy of this manual is available in all IRSC campus libraries. Based on a work at https: Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at http: Enter Search Words Search.

Major Changes in the Eighth Edition If a core element does not exist or cannot be found, simply omit the element from the Works Cited entry. The city of publication for books is no longer included. Journal volumes and issues are now formatted: If a journal issue includes a publication month or season include that in the publication date, like: If an organization is both the author and the publisher, list the organization only once as the publisher and begin the citation with the title.

Below are examples for two source types. Person or organization that assisted in creating content, a performance, or a resource. Examples include a translator, book editor, screenwriter, singer, etc. Someone who was the originator and creator of content. An author is usually tied to written content e.

Select your Source Step 1 of 4. Review info Step 2 of 4. Add missing info Step 3 of 4. Get Citation Step 4 of 4. When the source was electronically published. Sometimes, the date is not readily available.

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Only include "City" if city is not in the newspaper name. View our visual citation guide on how to cite a Newspaper in MLA format.

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List the date you accessed the newspaper article in the same format of day, month and year. For example, "7 Nov. " The complete citation would look like this, with the name of the newspaper in italics: Wright, Steven. "Curriculum Draws Criticism." The Chronicle: the Independent Daily at Duke University. 25 Jan. Web. 7 Nov. We cite according to the 8th edition of MLA, 6th edition of APA, and 16th edition of Chicago (8th edition Turabian).

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Print newspaper article (printed on consecutive pages) (Kissinger C2) Kissinger, Henry. "The China Challenge." Wall Street Journal, May , late ed., pp. C1-C2. Location: Virginia Avenue, Fort Pierce, , FL. Provides APA Style guidelines on citing newspaper articles.