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MLA Style, 8th edition

MLA the RCC way

Text: 336-308-8801

Email: library@randolph.edu

Call: 336-633-0204

Schedule: Book-a-Librarian

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Format:

Name of blogger/author/editor.  “Title of Blog.” Title of Source. Name of Website, date of posting/publication, URL.

Example:

Rosen, Tyler. “Pocket Change.” Budgeting for Dummies. Blogster, 27 May 2016,

            blogster.com/tyrosen/pocket_change.

Format:

Author’s Last Name, First Name. Title of Book. Location: Publisher. Print.

Example:

Foster, Hannah. The Coquette. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986. Print.

Format:

Title of DVD. Dir. Name of Director. Perf. Names of main performers. Production Company, Year. DVD.

Example:

Field of Dreams. Dir. Phil Alden Robinson. Perf. Kevin Costner, Amy Madigan, James Earl Jones, Ray Liotta, and Burt
           Lancaster. Universal Studios, 1989. DVD.

Format:

Author’s Last Name, First Name. “Title of Article.” Title of Periodical xx.x (date): xx-xx. Title of Database. Web. day, month, year.

Example:

Strand, Ginger. “Diminished Things.” Raritan 22.3 (Winter 2003): 39-63. Academic Search Complete. Web. 29 Aug. 2006.     

Format:

Author’s Last Name, First Name. Title of Work. Location: Publisher, Year. Print.

---. Title of Work. Location: Publisher, Year. Print.

Example:

Olsen, Tillie. Silences. New York: Dell, 1979. Print.

---. Tell Me a Riddle. New York: Dell, 1985. Print.

Format:

Interviewee’s Last Name, First Name. Method of communication. day, month, year.

Example:

Ackroyd, Dan. Personal interview. 30 Mar. 1999.

or

Olson, Nellie. Telephone interview. 19 Sept. 1999.

or

Shackleford, Robert. E-Mail interview. 18 June 2012.

Format:

Author’s Last Name, First Name. “Title of Work.” Title of Website. Day, month, year. Web. day, month, year <http://www.xxxxxxxx>.

Example:

Pisetsky, David. “New Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis.” OnHealth. 10 Dec. 1998. Web. 3 Jan. 2001
           <http://onhealth.webmd.com>.
Format:
“Title of Work.” Title of Website. n.d. Web. day, month, year. <http://www.xxxxxxxx>.
Example:
“Fun in the Woods.” Clongowes Wood College. n.d. Web. 8 May 2003 <http://www.clongowes.com>.

Format:

Name of author/editor. “Title.” Online video clip. Title of Source. YouTube, date of posting/publication, URL.

Example:

Briggs, Logan. “Basketball Fails.” Online video clip. YouTube. YouTube, 23 Apr. 2016,

            youtube.bballinbriggs/basketball_fails/.

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