Citation Guide

The method of citation adopted by the school is that described in the 8th edition of Modern Language Association’s Handbook, as published in 2016. When required to cite sources of research, the student is to use the format as established by MLA 8

The following are examples of typical sources of research as cited in keeping with MLA 8; each is followed by a listing of the required elements of a citation of that type.

Article from a Database (SIRS, ProQuest, etc.)

Singer, Natasha. "Tools for Tailored Learning May Expose Students’ Data." New York Times, 31 Aug. 2015. ProQuest Sirs Knowledge Source, http://sks.sirs.com/webapp/article?artno=0000377452&type=ART.

Author’s Last name, First name. “Title of Article.” Source of Article, Date published. Database, URL.

Article from a Web Site

Singer, Natasha. "Tools for Tailored Learning May Expose Students’ Data." New York Times, 31 Aug. 2015, http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/31/technology/tools-fortailored-learning-may-expose-students-personal-details.html.

Author’s Last name, First name. “Title of Article.” Name of Web Site, Date published, URL.

Video from a Web Site

Gavira, Marcela. “A Subprime Education.” Frontline, 13 Sept. 2016, http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/asubprime-education/.

Last name, First name of the creator. “Title of Film or Video.” Name of Web Site, Date published, URL.

Book

Medina, John. Brain Rules. Pear Press, 2014, pp. 18-22.

Author’s Last name, First name. Title of Work, Publisher, Year published, Page number(s).


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