Posts Tagged ‘Cited’

This video demonstrates how to cite a magazine article or a newspaper paper article, retrieved from a database, on your Works Cited page. I use the updated 2016 MLA guidelines from the 8th edition of the MLA Handbook.
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2:10 — Citing a webpage
4:22 — Citing an article from a database
6:42 — Citing a book

This video covers how to set up the Works Cited page as well as how to format citations for specific types of sources in MLA format.

If you need to know how to set up a Word 2010 document in MLA format before you even begin typing your paper, I have a video for that as well:

Hopefully this will help you write your MLA paper in proper format!

UPDATE: MLA has published a new, 8th edition. Some of the recommendations for citing are quite different. We are currently working on a new video series. Please see our online guide for help with MLA 8th edition: http://www.library.mun.ca/researchtools/guides/citations/mla/

This video explains how to format your paper according to the 7th edition of the MLA Handbook. We’ll go over margins (1:02), font (1:10), spacing (1:15), page numbering (1:19), title page (1:36), tables/figures (2:22) and Works Cited list (3:41).

The content was created by Crystal Rose, Public Services Librarian, Memorial University Libraries, in partnership with the university’s department of Distance Education, Learning & Teaching Support.

Other videos in this series:
Citing Sources in MLA Style: A Basic Introduction – http://youtu.be/Xf_hSUeQ088
MLA Style Works Cited List: Citing Books – http://youtu.be/zo2F7HBtT_Q
MLA Style Works Cited List: Citing eBooks – http://youtu.be/RZst9tCUdcA
MLA Style Works Cited List: How to Cite Graphic Novels – http://youtu.be/wiWR5mJUfpo
MLA Style Works Cited List: How to Cite Websites – http://youtu.be/MbboKTst55Y
MLA Style Works Cited List: Citing Journal Articles – http://youtu.be/TtBjDQHd1MA
MLA Style Works Cited List: Citing Newspapers & Magazines – http://youtu.be/A1E43-c_2Fg
How to Cite Multiple Authors in MLA Style – http://youtu.be/gtWp8kXOwbA
What to do with a “Citation Within a Citation” in MLA Style – http://youtu.be/VSgZs9MGqmw
How to Cite Poetry, Song Lyrics, & Plays in MLA Style – http://youtu.be/wBEwT537I38