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If an online source becomes defunct before I turn in or publish my paper, what do I do?

The primary goal of documentation is not to ensure perpetual access to a source but to verify the publication facts of the version you consulted. Thus it is acceptable to cite the original version with the defunct URL: Bluestone, Gabrielle. “Three Jailed in Myanmar for Posting Image of a Buddha Wearing Headphones.” Gawker, 19 Mar. 2015,  . . .

Published 21 November 2017

Can I include the editor of a journal in a works-cited-list entry for a journal article?

The names of journal editors are generally only included in works-cited-list entries for special issues of journals: Charney, Michael W. “Literary Culture on the Burma-Manipur Frontier in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries.” Literary Cultures at the Frontiers: Literature and Identity in the Early Modern World, special issue of The Medieval History Journal, edited by Sumit . . .

Published 9 November 2017

How do I cite an episode of a podcast?

To cite a podcast episode that you streamed on the Web, follow the MLA template of core elements. List the narrator or host in the “Author” slot and the title of the podcast episode in the “Title of source” slot. Then list the name of the podcast as the title of the container, the season and . . .

Published 27 October 2017

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