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MLA Citation Style Guide: 7th Edition

Newspaper Article: Print, Web, and Database

General Form: Print

Last-name, First-name. “Title of Article.” Title of Newspaper. Day Month Year: Pages. Format.

Example:

Kafka, Frank. “Great Restaurants in Morgantown.” The Dominion Post. 14 July 2003: B3. Print.


General Form: Website

Last-name, First-name. “Title of Article.” Title of Newspaper. Publisher or sponsor of site. Day Month Year Published. Web. Day Month Year Accessed.

Example:

Blakeslee, Sandra. “A Pregnant Mother’s Diet May Turn the Genes Around.” New York Times. New York Times. 7 Oct. 2003. Web. 16 Apr. 2004.


General Form: Database

Last-name, First-name. “Title of Article.” Title of Newspaper. Day Month Year: Pages. Name of Database. Web. Day Month Year of access.

Example:

Dowd, Maureen. “Washington’s Bad Boy Club.” Washington Post. 7 Oct. 2003, late ed. F1, 2.  LexisNexis. Web. 16 Apr. 2004.

Magazine Article: Print, Web, and Database

General Form: Print

Last-name, First-name. “Title of Article.” Title of Magazine. Day Month Year: Pages. Format.

Example:

Thumm, Gregg. “New Tablets for 2013.” Electronics Weekly. 25 December 2012: 29 – 31.
Print.


General Form: Website

Last-name, First-name. “Title of Article.” Title of Magazine. Publisher or sponsor of site. Day Month
Year Published. Web. Day Month Year Accessed.

Example:

Allen, Theodore William. “Obama’s First Hundred Days.” Time. Time, Inc. 1 May 2009. Web. 15
May 2009.


General Form: Database

Last-name, First-name. “Title of Article.” Title of Magazine. Day Month Year: Pages. Name of
Database. Web. Day Month Year of access.

Example:

Hilton, Perez. “The Hottest Lunch Spots in WeHo.” People Weekly. 20 March 2009: 29 – 31. Lexis-
Nexis. Web. 20 May 2009.