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MLA Style: 7th edition: Internet

Internet

MLA recommends that URLs no longer be included in citations for electronic sources.  Include a URL when it would be impossible to locate the source without it or your instructor requires you to include it in your citation. 

 

Website (MLA Handbook 184-188)

Last, First name of author. “Section/Article Title.” Title of the website. Version or edition. Publisher or

                Sponsor of the site, Day Month Year published or last updated. Format. Day Month Year Accessed.

                <http://webaddress/if/required>.

Examples:

“Dalton, Georgia.” Map. Google Maps. Google, 17 Nov. 2009. Web. 21 Nov. 2009.

Hornick, Ed. “Americans Paying Attention to Health Care Debate?” CNN.com. Cable News Network,

                17 Nov. 2009. Web. 18 Nov. 2009. 

 

Online Book (MLA Handbook 187-189) 

Last, First name of author. Title of book. City Published: Publisher, Year Published. Title of the

                database or web site. Format. Day Month Year Accessed.

               <http://webaddress/if/required>.

Example:

 Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Ed. Harold Bloom. Brookmall: Chelsea, 1996. EBSCOhost eBook. 

               Web. 8 Dec. 2008. 

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Weblogs/Blog Posting (MLA Handbook 184-186)

Include the author’s name and title of the document (subject line), followed by Online Posting,

the date of the posting, name of the forum, date of the access, Internet site or e-mail address of the moderator.

Example:

 “Plagiarism.” Online posting. 29 Oct. 2009. Roberts Library Blog. 12 Dec. 2008.   

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You Tube Video

Last, First name of author. “Title of video” Date published. You Tube. Format. Date accessed.

Example:

“Plagiarism: It’s Just Not Worth It.” May 2007. You Tube. Web. 12 Dec. 2008. 

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