MLA Citation Help – Rhetoric & Comp

If you are confused or just want a deeper understanding of MLA citation, check the videos below.

Citation: Why Multiple Styles? – get behind the “why” we cite and “why” this style for humanites disciplines

MLA Style: In-Text Citations (8th Ed., 2016) – basic in-text citing

Sidenote:  For your cited commentary, we read/viewed both print sources and video sources.  If the way the piece was published is video (not print), you’ll need to in-text cite using timestamp information instead of page numbers.  See below:

Time-based media sources

When creating in-text citations for media that has a runtime, such as a movie or podcast, include the range of hours, minutes and seconds you plan to reference. For example: (00:02:15-00:02:35).  (Purdue OWL MLA Style and Formatting Guide)

MLA Style: List of Works Cited (8th Ed., 2016) – works cited details (we’ll look at this next week)


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