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ENGL B1B: Shakespeare's Sonnets: How to Cite

This guide will help you find literary criticism for your ENGL B1B course.

MLA Citation

This page will help you with MLA citation for your sources. If you need further help, please use the links below or ask a reference librarian.

Avoiding Plagiarism

Citing Your Sources in MLA Style

To cite a book, follow these guidelines:

Author(s). Title. Publisher, date.

Example:
Rieff, David. The Reproach of Hunger: Food, Justice, and Money in the Twenty-first Century.
            Simon & Schuster, 2015.
 

To cite a scholarly journal article from a database, follow these guidelines:

Author(s). "Title of article." Journal, vol., no., date, pages. Databases, provider, URL. Date accessed.

Example:
Ilie, Gabriela, et al. "Energy Drinks, Alcohol, Sports, and Traumatic Brain Injuries among Adolescents." PLoS ONE,
            vol. 10, no. 9, 16 Sept. 2016, pp. 1-13. Academic Search Premier, EBSCO, ezproxy.bakersfieldcollege.edu/
            login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=109478379&site=ehost-                                                           live&scope=site. Accessed 23 Aug. 2016.

Note: If available, use the "Permalink" option when copying the URL. This is a neater, shorter version of the URL.