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MLA 2010 FORMAT FOR BIBLIOGRAPHIES CITING BOOKS WITH ONE AUTHOR: Author’s name (last name first). Title of the book. Place of publication: Publisher, date. Medium of publication. Example: Berlage, Gale. Women in Baseball. New York: Macmillan, 1994. Print. CITING BOOKS WITH TWO AUTHORS: Example: Kerrigan, William, and Gordon Braden. The Idea of the Renaissance. New York: Doubleday, 1989. Print. CITING BOOKS WITH THREE AUTHORS: Example: Marquart, James W., Sheldon Ekland, and John Sorensen. No place else. New York: Columbia UP, 1994. Print. CITING BOOKS WITH MORE THAN THREE AUTHORS: Example: Gilman, Sandor, et al. Hysteria Beyond Freud. Berkeley: U of California P, 1993. Print. CITING A BOOK WITH A CORPORATE AUTHOR: Example: American Medical Association. American Medical Association Family Medical Guide. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2004. Print. CITING AN EDITION OF A BOOK: Example: Holman, C. Hugh. Handbook to Literature. 3rd ed. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1972. Print. CITING A BOOK PREPARED BY AN EDITOR: Example: Cather, Willa. 24 Stories. Ed. Sharon O’Brien. New York: Penguin, 1988. Print. CITING A TRANSLATION OF A BOOK: Example: Dai, Sijie. Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress. Trans. Ina Rilke. New York: Anchor, 2002. Print.


CITING A BOOK WITH NO AUTHOR: Example: Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Detroit: Gale, 1999. Print. CITING AN ARTICLE IN AN ENCYLCOPEDIA OR DICTIONARY: Author’s name if listed (last name, first name). “Title of article.” Title of Encyclopedia. Edition. Year of publication. Medium of publication. Example: Hancock, M. Donald. “Denmark.” World Book Encyclopedia. 2007. Print. Example: “Microsoft Corporation.” New Encyclopaedia Britannica. 15th ed. 2010. Print. CITING A WORK IN AN ANTHOLOGY, COLLECTION OR REFERENCE BOOK: Last name, First name. "Title of Short Work." Title of Collection/Anthology.. Ed. Editor's Name(s). Place of Publication: Publisher, Year. Page range of entry. Medium of publication. Example: Chen, Victoria. “Chinese American Women, Language, and Moving Subjectivity.” Amy Tan. Ed. Harold Bloom. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2000. 83-92. Print. Example: Shapiro, Harvey. “National Cold Storage Company.” World Poetry. Eds. Clifton Fadiman, Katharine Washburn, and John S. Major. New York: Norton, 1998. 1226. Print. CITING ARTICLES FROM CONTEMPORARY AUTHORS: “Title of article.” Contemporary Authors. Volume number. Place of Publication: Publisher name, Year. Page range of entry. Medium of publication. Example: “Matthews, Anne, 1957-.” Contemporary Authors. V.141. Detroit: Gale, 1994. 300-301. Print. CITING ARTICLES FROM DICTIONARY OF LITERARY BIOGRAPHY: Last name, first name. “Title of article.” Dictionary of Literary Biography. Volume Number. Place of Publication: Publisher name, Year. Page range of entry. Medium of publication. Example: Bloom, Lynn Z. “Dorothy Parker.” Dictionary of Literary Biography. V. 45. Detroit: Gale, 1986. 300-305. Print.


CITING ARTICLES FROM GALE LITERARY CRITICISMS (CLC’S, TCLC’S, NCLC’S): Author of the original article, last name first. “Title of the original article.” Title of the original complete work. Publication information, year. Page numbers of original article. Rpt. in Title of Literary Criticism Series. Editor’s name. Volume number. Publication information, year. Pages of the article in the Literary Criticism series. Medium of publication. Example: Malkoff, Karl. “The Greenhouse Land.” Theodore Roethke: An Introduction to the Poetry. New York: Columbia UP, 1966. 1-17. Rpt. in Contemporary Literary Criticism. Ed. Deborah A. Stanley. Vol. 101. Detroit: Gale, 1997. 263-268. Print. Example: Rosenthal, M.L. “Closing in on the Self.” The Nation. 21 Mar. 1959: 258-260. Rpt. in Contemporary Literary Criticism. Ed. Deborah A. Stanley. Vol. 101. Detroit: Gale, 1997. 263-268. Print. CITING ARTICLES FROM GALE LITERARY CRITICISM ONLINE: Author of the original article, last name first. “Title of the original article.” Title of the original complete work. Publication information, year. Page numbers of original article. Database Name. Medium of publication. Date you accessed the database. Example: Shostak, Deborah. “Plot as Repetition: John Irving's Narrative Experiments.” Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction 37.1 (1995): 51-70. Gale Literary Databases. Web. 14 Dec. 2009. Example: Wagner, Linda W. “The Making of `Selected Poems', the Process of Surfacing.” The Art of Margaret Atwood: Essays in Criticism. Eds. Arnold E. Davidson and Cathy N. Davidson.


Toronto: House of Anansi Press, 1981. 81-94. Gale Literary Databases. Web. 14 Dec. 2009. CITING A PERSONAL INTERVIEW: Name of person interviewed, last name first. Type of interview. Date of Interview. Example: Smith, John. Personal interview. 22 Feb. 2009. CITING ARTICLES IN MAGAZINES AND NEWSPAPERS: Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Periodical Day Month Year: pages. Medium of publication. Example: Frank, Michael. “The Wild, Wild West.” Time 3 Jan. 1994: 64-65. Print. Example: Rich, Motoko. “Plot Twist For Familiar Works: Who Owns The E-Book Rights?” New York Times 13 Dec. 2009: 1+. Print. CITING ARTICLES IN SCHOLARLY JOURNALS: Author(s). “Title of Article.” Title of Journal Volume.Issue (Year): pages. Medium of publication. Example: Falvey, L.D. “Reconstructing Power in Second Life: Controlling the Virtual Mayhem.” Journal for Cultural Research 15.1 (2011): 55-74. Print. CITING ARTICLES FROM ONLINE PERIODICALS: Author(s). “Title of article.” Title of publication Date: Page numbers. Website name. Medium of publication. Date accessed. Example: Thompson, Clive. “Clive Thompson on Puzzles and the Hive Mind.” Wired 20 Apr 2009. Wired. Web. 15 Dec. 2009. CITING A WEB SITE: Author(s). “Title of page.” Title of Website. Version number. Sponsoring Institution/ Sponsor (if not available, use N.p.), Publication date (if not available, use n.d.). Medium of publication. Date accessed. Example: Gelineau, Kristin. “Aussie scientists find coconut-carrying


octopus.” Yahoo! News. Associated Press, 15 Dec. 2009. Web. 15 Dec. 2009. CITING AN IMAGE: Creator. “Title of image.” Photograph. Title of Website. Sponsoring Institution, Posting date. Medium of publication. Date accessed. Example: Maidens, Vince. “Baby Great Horned Owls.” Photograph. Flikr. Yahoo, 2 May 2010. Web. 18 Oct. 2010.


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