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MLA Citation Guide (MLA 9th Edition): Games & Objects

Seneca Libraries Recommendation Note

Note: The following citation examples are Seneca Libraries' recommendations

Games & Models

Board Games

 Check with your instructor if you are required to cite the game.

References List Citation

Author's Last Name, First Name. Title of Board Game. Publisher Name, Year of Publication.


Examples

Moon, Alan R. Ticket to Ride. Days of Wonder, 2015.

Monopoly. Hasbro, 2014.

Note: If there's no author, begin your citation with the title of the game.

In-Text Citation

If author is known: (Author's Last Name)

If author is unknown: (Game Title


Examples

(Moon)

(Monopoly)

Video, Mobile & Online Games

 Check with your instructor if you are required to cite the game.

References List Citation

Title of Game. Platform version, Developer Name if given, Year of Publication, URL if available.


Examples

Stardew Valley. Windows PC version, ConcernedApe, 2016.

Ori and the Will of the Wisps. Xbox One version, Moon Studios, 2020.

In-Text Citation

(Game Title Game Level if available) 


Examples

(Stardew Valley)

(Ori and the Will of the Wisps Weeping Ridge level)

Models & Physical Objects

 Check with your instructor if you are required to cite the object.

References List Citation

Author's Last Name, First Name. Title of Item. Publisher Name, Year of Publication. Format.


Example

Armitage, Laura, and Tina Cho. Let's Learn Korean. Tuttle, 2015. Flash Cards.

In-Text Citation

(Author's Last Name, Year)


Examples

(Armitage and Cho, 2015)

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