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MLA Citation Guide (MLA 9th Edition): Journal Articles

Journal Articles

Journal articles from library databases
Works Cited List Citation

Author's Last Name, First Name. "Title of Article." Title of Journal, vol. Volume Number, no. Issue Number, Publication Date, pp. Page Numbers. Database Name, doi link if given.

Note: If you are using a pdf version of the article, add the following at the end of your citation: PDF download.


Examples:

One Author

Kieffer, Alexandra. “The Debussyist Ear: Listening, Representation, and French Musical Modernism.” 19th-Century Music, vol. 39, no. 1, summer 2015, pp. 56-79. JSTOR.


Two Authors

Hauck, Pia, and Heiko Hecht. “Having a Drink with Tchaikovsky: The Crossmodal Influence of Background Music on the Taste of Beverages.” Multisensory Research, vol. 32, no. 1, Jan. 2019, pp. 1–24. Academic Search Premier, https://doi.org/10.1163/22134808-20181321.


Three or more authors

Meacham, Shuaib James, et al. “HipÔÇÉHop Early Literacy in K–1 Classrooms.” The Reading Teacher, vol. 73, no. 1, July/August 2019, pp. 29–37. Wiley Online Library Journalshttps://doi.org/10.1002/trtr.1809. PDF download.

In-Text Citation

(Last Name Page Number)

 

Examples: 

(Kieffer 59)

(Hauck and Hecht 21)

(Meacham et al. 32)

Journal article from a website (with DOI)
Works Cited List Citation

Author's Last Name, First Name. "Title of Article." Title of Journal, vol. Volume Number, no. Issue Number, Publication Date, pp. Page Numbers. doi link.

Note: If you are using a pdf version of the article, add the following at the end of your citation: PDF download.


Example:

Hauck, Pia, and Heiko Hecht. “Having a Drink with Tchaikovsky: The Crossmodal Influence of Background Music on the Taste of Beverages.” Multisensory Research, vol. 32, no. 1, Jan. 2019, pp. 1–24. https://doi.org/10.1163/22134808-20181321. PDF download.

In-Text Citation

(Last Names Page Number)

 

Examples: 

(Hauck and Hecht 21)

Journal article from a website (no DOI)
Works Cited List Citation

Author's Last Name, First Name. "Title of Article." Title of Journal, vol. Volume Number, no. Issue Number, Publication Date, pp. Page Numbers if given. URL.


Example:

Narayanan, Nirupama, and Robin Sturtz. "Success in the STEM Curricula." College Quarterly, vol. 21, no. 2, 2018. collegequarterly.ca/2018-vol21-num02-spring/index.html

In-Text Citation

(Last Name Page Number if given)

 

Example: (Narayanan and Sturtz)

Journal article in print
Works Cited List Citation

Author's Last Name, First Name. "Title of Article." Title of Journal, vol. Volume Number, no. Issue Number, Publication Date, pp. Page Numbers.


Example:

Hauck, Pia, and Heiko Hecht. “Having a Drink with Tchaikovsky: The Crossmodal Influence of Background Music on the Taste of Beverages.” Multisensory Research, vol. 32, no. 1, Jan. 2019, pp. 1–24. 

In-Text Citation

(Last Name Page Number)

 

Example: (Hauck and Hecht 21)

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