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<ul><li><p>MLA Citation Style Guide Use Times New Roman, 12 pt. Font Use 1 margins on all four sides (.5 header with last name &amp; page # in upper right corner) Use the heading Works Cited Double space the entire page List each entry alphabetically by the first letter of each citation (skip a, an, or the if it is the first word) Give entries a hanging indent if they exceed one line Keep publishing information minimal: i.e.: UP for University Press. Omit Inc., Books, Publishers, etc. Include the medium for each item: Print, Web, DVD, CD, Performance, Radio, Television Parenthetical citations within the paper should match the Works Cited, using authors last name (or title of work if no author is listed), and page number, if available. Example: (Coster 6). For complete guidelines refer to the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th edition, available at the circulation desk in the JWMHS Media Center and the public library. BOOKS Works Cited (5.5): Author. Title. City: Publisher, date. Print. One author Coster, Patience. The Debate about Animal Testing. New York: </p><p>Rosen, 2011. Print. Two or three authors Aikman, Louise, and Matthew Harvey. Pilates Step-by-Step. New </p><p>York: Rosen, 2011. Print. Four or more authors Silverstein, Alvin, et. al. The Asthma Update. Berkeley Heights, NJ: </p><p>Enslow, 2006. Print. Unknown author Activism. New York: Ferguson, 2011. Print. Collection, anthology, or editor only </p><p>Mancini, Candice L., ed. Censorship in Ray Bradburys Fahrenheit 451. Detroit: Greenhaven, 2011. Print. </p><p>ARTICLES (5.4): Author. Title. Publication. Publication information. Date. Print. (Check journal and magazine formatting.) In a collection or anthology </p><p>Hajjar, Lisa. Both Civilized and Less Civilized Countries Use Torture Techniques. Torture. Ed. Debra A. Miller. Detroit: Greenhaven, 2009. 34-42. Print. </p><p>In an encyclopedia Weigel, Marlene. Grasslands. UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes. 2nd ed. Vol. 2. Detroit: UXL/Gale Cengage Learning, 2010. Print. </p><p>In a scholarly journal Yosuke Nobuzane, et al. "Childhood Cruelty to Animals: A Tri-National Study." Child Psychiatry and Human Development 40.4 (2009): 527-541. Print. </p><p>In a magazine Nickens, T. Edward. "The Silent Killer." Field &amp; Stream 116.6 (2011): 36. Print. </p><p>In a newspaper Dugas, Christine. "More Workers Have a Gloomy Retirement Outlook." USA Today 15 Mar. 2011. Print. </p><p>MOVIES (5.7.3): Title. Director. Performers. Original release date. Distributor, release date. Medium. On a DVD Its a Wonderful Life. Dir. Frank Capra. Perf. James Stewart, Donna </p><p>Reed, Lionel Barrymore, and Thomas Mitchell. 1946. Paramount, 2006. DVD. </p></li><li><p>MLA Citation Style Guide SUBSCRIPTION DATABASES (5.6): Author. Title. Publication. Publication information. Database. Web. Access date. (Helpful hint: Most databases will do the MLA citation for you! Be sure to check for accuracy.) EBSCO scholarly article </p><p>Rigotti, Nancy A., et al. The Unmet Health Care Needs of Homeless Adults: A National Study. American Journal of Public Health 100.7 (2010): 1326. TOPICsearch. EBSCO. Web. 3 Oct. 2011. </p><p>Gale magazine article Social Network Websites Pose a Challenge. Business Daily Update 30 Sept. 2011. General OneFile. Web. 3 Oct. 2011. </p><p>SIRS newspaper article </p><p>Ogilvie, Jessica Pauline. Pro/Con: Viewing Obesity as Child Abuse. Los Angeles Times. 29 Aug. 2011: E.1. SIRS Researcher. Web. 3 Oct. 2011. </p><p>Grolier encyclopedia article </p><p>Dizard, Jan. Integration, Racial. Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. Grolier Online, 2011. Web. 3 Oct. 2011. </p><p>PERSONAL INTERVIEW (5.7.7) Interview in person Michaels, James. Personal interview. 6 Oct. 2011. Telephone interview Consalvo, Bob. Telephone interview. 9 Sept. 2011. EBOOKS (5.6.2c): Author. Title. Publication information (as specified in MLA 5.6.2c). Database or Web site. Web. Access date. Google Book Search Walker, Pam, and Elaine Wood. The Coral Reef. New York: Facts on </p><p>File, 2005. Google Book Search. Web. 4 Nov. 2011. Project Gutenberg Dickins, Charles. A Christmas Carol. London, 1847. Project </p><p>Gutenberg. Web. 8 Nov. 2011. ABC CLIO Green, Thomas A. "Heroes, Heroines, Villains, and Fools." African </p><p>American Folktales. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood, 2009. ABC-CLIO eBook Collection. Web. 6 Oct. 2011. </p><p>WEB PAGES: Author. Title. Web site. Publisher/sponsor, last update. Web. Access date. Web page (5.6.2b) "U.S. Marine Corps Culture Overview." Traditions. U.S. Marine </p><p>Corps, 2011. Web. 6 Oct. 2011. OTHER RESOURCES: Blog Landau, Elizabeth. "Monkeys Move Virtual Arm with Their Minds." </p><p>The Chart - CNN.com Blogs. Cable News Network, 5 Oct. 2011. Web. 6 Oct. 2011. </p><p>Art or image (5.7.6) Glasbergen, Randy. It's Called Reading. Digital image. Today's Cartoon. Randy Glasbergen, 2011. Web. 6 Oct. 2011. </p><p>Television episode (5.7.1) </p><p>The Phantom of Corleone. Narr. Steve Kroft. Sixty Minutes. CBS. WCBS, New York, 10 Dec. 2006. Television. </p><p>Online map (5.6.2) Maplewood, New Jersey. Map. Google Maps. Google, 15 May 2011. Web. 15 May 2011. </p><p>YouTube (5.6.2d) Obama, Barack. "We Have a Lot of Work to Do." Speech. 2 Nov. 2008. YouTube. Web. 30 Sept. 2011. </p></li></ul>