Guide: How to cite a Journal in MLA style

Guide: How to cite a Journal in MLA style

Cite A Journal in MLA style

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Use the following template to cite a journal using the MLA citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the MLA style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname, Author Forename. 'Title'. Publication Title Volume number.Issue number (Year Published): Pages Used. Online. Internet. Date Accessed. . Available: http://Website URL.

Example:

-, -. 'Education a Better Way to Influence Consumer Habits on Plastic Bags'. Current Environmental Issues 2013 113 11.1037 7298 (2013): 24. Online. Internet. 25 Sep. 2014. .

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

Author Forename Author Surname, 'Title', Publication Title Volume number.Issue number (Year Published): Pages Used, online, Internet, 10 Oct. 2013. , Available: http://Website-Url.

Example

"..only a very small proportion of the plastic bags we use end up being a threat to wildlife.." - -, 'Education a Better Way to Influence Consumer Habits on Plastic Bags', Current Environmental Issues 2013 113 11.1037 7298 (2013): 24, online, Internet, 25 Sep. 2014. .

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