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MLA HANDBOOK 8th ed. EXAMPLES OF CITATIONS
General Format for Articles
MLA Handbook. 8th ed., Kindle ed., Modern Language Association of American,
Morrison, Toni. Beloved. Alfred Knopf, 1987.
Sullivan, Patricia. Lift Every Voice: the NAACP and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement. New Press: Distributed by Perseus Distribution, 2009.
WEB ( DATABASES)
Author’s Last name, First name. “Title of the article.” Title of the journal, First name, Last name of any other contributors, Version (if applicable) , Numbers (such as a volume and issue number) Publisher, Publication date, Page numbers, Title of the database, URL.
CODESRIA, 2012, pp. 120-138.JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/24487691.
Citation Format for Interviews
Important: Always begin your citation with the name of the person interviewed as the author, followed by the title of the interview (if there is any). The interviewer's name may be included if it is relevant (style.mla.org/category/ask-the-mla/?s=interview).
Interview you saw on television or heard on the radio
Blackmun, Harry. Interview with Ted Koppel and Nina Totenberg. Nightline, ABC, WABC, 5 Apr. 1994.
Nader, Ralph. Interview with Ray Suarez. Talk of the Nation, KQED, San Francisco. 16 Apr. 1998.
Interview you read in a magazine or newspaper
Lansbury, Angela. "The Grand Woman of Mystery Reveals Her Own Mysteries." People, 15 June 2002, pp. 52-55.
Gordimer, Nadine. "Novelist Speaks of Life, Love, Travels." New York Times, 10 Oct. 1991, late ed., p. C25.
Interview that you conducted
1) Name of the person interviewed
2) The kind of interview (personal interview, telephone interview)
3) Date you conducted the interview
Smith, Will. Personal interview. 22 July 2003.
WEB (EXCLUDING DATABASES)
Crowe, Liam. “Introducing a New Dog to Your Household Pack.” SPCA International, 9 June 2014,
Cuddy, Amy. “Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are” Ted Talks, 1 Oct. 2012. YouTube,
National Center for Education Statistics. New Americans in Postsecondary
Education: A Profile of Immigrant and Second-Generation American
Undergraduates, United States Department of Education,
nces.ed.gov/pubs2012/2012213.pdf. Accessed 27 July 2016.