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Should punctuation following a link be included in the linked text?
Publishers practices vary. On the MLA’s websites, when linked text is distinguished with color and underlining, the MLA does not link the punctuation—including quotation marks—before… Read More
How do I cite a sample student paper published on a website?
Cite a sample student paper published on a website the same way you would cite any online publication. Follow the MLA format template. List the… 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
Why are internal capital letters retained in titles of websites in MLA style?
When special typography is strongly associated with a brand, we retain it (e.g., SoundCloud, YouTube). The Chicago Manual of Style supports this practice, advising, “[N]ames that… Read More
How do I attribute information to a website article in my prose if no author is listed?
It depends on the source and who is responsible for the information in it. You might refer to the organization responsible for the site, the… Read More
How do I cite a newspaper article that has been retyped and collected in the documents section of a website?
When you are citing something you found on a website, the website itself should be considered the container no matter the original form of publication. Read More
How do I cite a print magazine essay republished on a website?
If you are citing a print magazine essay republished on a website, follow the MLA format template and list the website as the container. Information… Read More