Posts related to digital sources
How do I cite the ninth edition of the MLA Handbook?
Cite the ninth edition of the MLA Handbook as you would cite any other work written and published by the same nongovernment organization. To avoid… Read More
Can a copyright date be used as a publication date for a web source?
If the Web page you are citing does not provide a publication date, you should use the copyright date. Read More
How do I access a source that requires a paid subscription?
If you are a current student and don’t have individual access to a source that requires a paid subscription, you may have access through your… Read More
How do I find a publication date that is not clearly displayed on a web page?
Finding the publication date for online sources can be challenging. Often, the publication date is listed near the title or author’s name or in the… Read More
Is a work stored in a digital repository a version of that work?
No. A work stored in a digital repository is not a version of that work. Instead, the repository functions as a container for the work. Read More
How do I cite an online article republished from a printed government report?
Whenever you cite a work that has appeared in more than one version, you should cite the version you’ve consulted. Thus, if you are citing… Read More
How do I cite stories and comments in a Microsoft Word document posted on Blackboard?
If your instructor posts a document that contains stories with comments on a course management system like Blackboard, follow the MLA format template to cite it. Read More