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MLA Format Style Guide: Website Examples

Guidelines

1. Author

2. Title of Source

3. Title of Container

4. Other Contributors

5. Version

6. Number

7. Publisher

8. Publication Date

9. Location

Examples

Website (Citing the Entire Website)

If there is no author, start with the title.

Eaves, Morris, et al., eds.  The William Blake ArchiveLibrary of Congress, 2016, http://www.blakearchive.org/blake/.    

Webpage (a page, document, chapter, or section of a website)

Hollmichel, Stefanie. “The Reading Brain: Differences between Digital and Print.” So Many Books, 25 Apr. 2013, somanybooksblog.com/2013/04/25/the-reading-brain-differences-between-digital-and-print/.    

Online Video

“The Coke Zero & Mentos Rocket Car.”  YouTubeuploaded by EepyBird, 31 May 2010.  https://youtu.be/i-hXcRtbj1Y.

Tweet

@persiankiwi. “We have reports of large street battles in east & west of Tehran now – #Iranelection.” Twitter, 23 June 2009, 11:15 a.m., twitter.com/persiankiwi/status/2298106072.

Reminder!

  • Capitalize the main words in the document title.  If there is a colon in the title (a subtitle), capitalize the main words after the colon.
  • Alphabetize your Works Cited list by the first word of the citation, usually the author's last name.  If there is no author, alphabetize by the first main word in the title (ignore a, an, and the).
  • Double space all the citations on your Works Cited page.
  • Indent the second and following lines of the citation.