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MLA Style 9th Edition: Websites

Basic Format

Webpage: Known Author

Author's Last Name, First. "Title of Webpage." Name of Website, date, URL. (no http://)

Example:

Yu, Kaila. "13 Sites That Tell the Stories of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the US." CNN.com, 18 May 2021, www.cnn.com/travel/article/asian-pacific-american-sites-to-visit-us/index.html.

Webpage: Organization as Author

Name of Organization. "Title of Work." Title of Website, Date, URL. (no http://)

Example:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. “About Heart Disease.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 13 Jan. 2021, www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/about.htm.

"Title of Section." Title of Website, Publisher or Sponsoring Organization, Date, URL. (no http://)

 

 

 

Example:

 

 

Website: Unknown Author

Citation:

"Title of Page or Document." Title of Website, Name of Organization Affiliated with the website, Date, URL. (no http://)

Example:

"Florida History." Florida Back Roads Travel, 3 June 2021, www.florida-backroads-travel.com/florida-history.html.

Webpage: Known Author

(Author’s Last Name)

Example:

Citation in Prose: Yu describes foundations for Chamorro homes, “each features a circular bowl-like rock known as a tasa stacked atop a stone pillar. The tallest is almost 20 feet tall, and the oldest dates back 1,500 years. No other culture is known to have used latte stones.”

Parenthetical Citation: Chamorro homes “features a circular bowl-like rock known as a tasa stacked atop a stone pillar. The tallest is almost 20 feet tall, and the oldest dates back 1,500 years. No other culture is known to have used latte stones" (Yu).

 

Webpage: Organization as Author

 

("Title of Section")

Example:

("About Heart Disease")

 

Webpage: Unknown Author

 

("Title of Page or Document")

Example:

("Florida History")

More Websites

Blog Post:

Citation:

Author's Last Name, First Name or Username if real name not provided. "Title of Blog Post." Name of Blog, Blog Network/Publisher if given, Day Month Year of blog post, URL of blog post. (no https://)

Example:

McBride, Carrie. "Nine New Thrillers You Won't Be Able To Put Down." Biblio File, New York Public Library, 14 May 2021, www.nypl.org/blog/2021/05/14/nine-new-thrillers.

 

Document from a Government Website:

Citation:

Title of Document: Subtitle if Given. Edition if given and is not first edition, Name of Government Department, Agency or CommitteePublication Date, URL. (no https://)

Example:

Florida State Health Improvement Plan 2017-2021. Florida Department of Health, June 2019, www.floridahealth.gov/about/state-and-community-health-assessment/ship-process/FINAL_SHIP.pdf.

Blog Post:

Citation:

(Last Name)

Example:

(McBride)

 

Government Document:

Citation:

(Title of Document)

Example:

(Florida State Health Improvement Plan 2017-2021) or (Florida)

Note: You can shorten the title of the document by listing the first word(s).