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MLA Quick Guide: 8th Edition: Journal/Magazine Article

Model Citation for a Journal Article

Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Journal, Volume, Issue, Year, pages.

Article in a Print Journal

Lepine, Anna. "'Strange and Rare Visitants': Spinsters and Domestic Space in Elizabeth Gaskell's Cranford."

Nineteenth-Century Contexts, Volume 32, Issue 2, 2010, 121-137.

Journal Article in an Online Database

Adams, Janine Barbara. "Salt marsh at the tip of Africa: Patterns, processes and changes in response to climate change."  

Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, vol. 237, 2020, p. 1-12. OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center, doi:10.1016/J.ECSS.2020.106650.

Model Citation for a Magazine Article

Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Periodical, Day Month Year, pages.

Article in a Print Magazine

Royte, Elizabeth. "What the Frack Is in Our Food?" Nation, 17 Dec. 2012, 11-18.

More Information

For more details on citing articles in journals, see MLA Handbook, pp. 102-116.

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