How to Cite Print Sources

Book with one author Mumford, Lewis. The Culture of Cities. New York: Harcourt, 1938.

Article in a reference book or an entry in an encyclopedia

If the article/entry is signed, include the author's name; if unsigned, begin with the title of the entry

Guignon, Charles B. "Existentialism." Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Ed. Edward Craig. 10 vols. London: Routledge, 1998.

Article in a newspaper or magazine

Semenak, Susan. "Feeling Right at Home: Government Residence Eschews Traditional Rules." Montreal Gazette28 Dec. 1995, Final Ed.: A4.

Driedger, Sharon Doyle. "After Divorce." Maclean's 20 Apr. 1998: 38-43.

For more information, look at this site:

"A Guide for Writing Research Papers Based on the Modern Language Association (MLA) Documentation" Prepared byt he Humanities Dept. at Capital Community College in Hartford CT

Return to Main Page
Created by Noel Gnadinger
Last updated on June 2004
Hosted by