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What should I do if a Web site lists “History.com Editors” as the author of an article on the site?
It is not wrong to list the author exactly as it appears in the source. Thus, you may list “History.com Editors” in the “Author” slot… Read More
How do I cite an author whose last name is represented by an initial?
How you cite an author whose last name is represented by an initial depends on what kind of name it is. Authors whose last names… Read More
How do I cite a forthcoming article, and how do I cite it when it is later published?
Create a works-cited-list entry for the version of the article that you are citing, providing the information that is available. When an article’s been accepted… Read More
How do I cite a print magazine essay republished on a Web site?
If you are citing a print magazine essay republished on a Web site, follow the MLA format template and list the Web site as the… Read More
Should I credit the reviewers of an online article?
It is not necessary to credit the reviewers of an online article, since they may not have contributed any content, but if you wish to… Read More
When citing a work on a Web site, should I use the original publication date or the last-updated date?
As the MLA Handbook notes, “When a source carries more than one date, cite the date that is most meaningful or most relevant to your use of… Read More
How do I cite an essay from a database that was first published in a journal and later anthologized?
Cite the version of the essay that is contained in the database because that is the version you are using. Let’s say, for example, you… Read More
When citing an article with no DOI that appears in a database, should I provide the URL specific to my institution?
Provide the information that is most useful for your reader. If your readers are composed exclusively of people at your institution, use the institution-specific link;… Read More
Should a Norton Critical Edition be listed as a version or as a series in a works-cited-list entry?
As the following example from the MLA Handbook demonstrates, a Norton Critical Edition should be listed in the “Version” slot (107): Wollstonecraft, Mary. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman. Edited… Read More