How to Cite an Electronic Source Using MLA 7th Edition

  Subscription Databases

 

EBSCO Academic Search Premier journal article

Porter, Guy, and Vladan Starcevic. "Are Violent Video Games Harmful?" Australasian Psychiatry 15.5 (2007):

422-26. Academic Search Premier. Web. 18 May 2009.

 

EBSCO Academic Search Premier journal article with instructor-required URL

Porter, Guy, and Vladan Starcevic. "Are Violent Video Games Harmful?" Australasian Psychiatry 15.5 (2007):

422-26. Academic Search Premier. Web. 18 May 2009. <http://search.ebscohost.com/

login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34660027&site=ehost-live>.

 

EBSCO Academic Search Premier newspaper/magazine article

Kirby, David. "The World William Faulkner Forged." Christian Science Monitor 9 Nov. 2004: 16. Academic

Search Premier. Web. 18 May 2009.

 

EBSCO OmniFile Full Text Select journal article

Campbell, Colin, and Kate Lunau. “The War Over the Polar Bear.” Maclean's 4 Feb.2008: 46-52.

OmniFile Full Text Select. Web. 28 Apr. 2009.

 

Gale Expanded Academic ASAP journal article

Hutchinson, Dave E. "'Fleeting Expletives' Are the Tip of the Iceberg: Fallout from Exposing the Arbitrary and

Capricious Nature of Indecency Regulation." Federal Communications Law Journal 61.1 (2008): 229-

49. Expanded Academic ASAP. Web. 27 Apr. 2009 .

 

JSTOR journal article

Spegele, Roger D. “Fiction as Political Theory: Joseph Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness' .” British Journal of Political

Science 2.3 (1972):319-37. JSTOR. Web. 28 Apr. 2009.

 

CQ Researcher article

Billitteri, Thomas J. "Auto Industry's Future." CQ Researcher 19.5 (2009): 105-28. CQ Researcher Online. Web. 18

May 2009.

 

Facts on File. World News Digest article

"Medicine and Health: FDA Approves Produce Irradiation." Facts On File World News Digest 4 Sept. 2008. World

News Digest. Web. 9 Mar. 2009.

 

Facts on File. Issues and Controversies article

"Gender Selection of Babies." Issues and Controversies On File 13 May 2005. Issues & Controversies. Web. 18 May

2009.

 

Newsbank newspaper article

"Senate Vote Moves River Raisin Battlefield Closer to Park Status." Monroe Evening News (MI) 16 Jan. 2009, News:

1A. NewsBank America's Newspapers. Web. 17 Mar. 2009.

 

Non-periodical Web Publications

Author Lastname1, Author Firstname1. “Title of Work.” Title of overall web site. Version used. Publisher. Day

Month Year of publication. Web. Day Month Year accessed.

Tips:
• Use “n.d” if date of publication is unavailable.
• Omit author name if one is not available. Begin with the title of work instead.

 

EXAMPLES

“Licensing Process for Operators.” NRC. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. n.d. Web. May 19, 2009.

“NIDA InfoFacts: Steroids (Anabolic-Androgenic).” National Institute on Drug Abuse: The Science of Drug Abuse and Addiction.

Rev. ed. National Institutes of Health. NIDA. June 2008. Web. May 19, 2009.

“Children in Michigan.” Children in the States Factsheets. May 2009 ed. Children’s Defense Fund. Nov. 2008. Web.

June 1, 2009.

 

 

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