The most basic entry for an encyclopedia/dictionary consists of the author name(s ), encyclopedia/dictionary name, edition, article title, publication city, publisher,. Citing encyclopedias & dictionaries: mla (8th) citation guide citing an encyclopedia article or dictionary entry is similar to citing a chapter in. On-line tools and resources for writing citations in mla format encyclopedia (note: the author is usually listed at the end of the article. The encyclopedia of alabama is a free, online reference resource on alabama's history, culture, geography, and natural mla (modern language association. Mla citation quick guide citing works using mla style in the “works cited” list the gale encyclopedia of alternative medicine, edited by laurie j.
Many encyclopedia entries do not list an author for specific entries of your mla citation provides the name of the encyclopedia in italics,. To cite the stanford encyclopedia of philosophy, we recommend the following bibliographic format, which you may need to adapt to meet the style requirements . That they use cite your encyclopedia article in modern language association 8th edition format for free find out more about the mla format studybreak. Mla citation guide title of the encyclopedia (vol number, page number) format: author's last name, first and second initial (year.
Offers examples for the general format of mla research papers, in-text citations, containers are now a part of the mla process encyclopedia of indiana. Sample works cited entries: mla format (7 th electronic encyclopedia and dictionary articles from subscription database [562c & 557. Library database myers, kathleen ann juana inés de la cruz, sor the oxford encyclopedia of women in world history,. Mla requires that you state in your citation whether items are in print format or web encyclopedia of african mla 557 history ed kevin shillington vol 2. Basic format for an encyclopedia or dictionary entry the basics of a reference list entry for an encyclopedia or dictionary entry: author or.
Mla handbook, eighth edition by the modern language association the illustrated encyclopedia of body-mind disciplines, rosen, 1999. Mla subject encyclopedia or dictionary entry citation examples are not double- spaced, but your works cited list should be double-spaced. While mla 8th edition recommends including urls, make sure the url encyclopedia or dictionary from library database - known author. A full template and example to help you write a citation for a encyclopedia article in the mla style. Article from an encyclopedia with no author stated 8 technically speaking, the mla citation format references the method created by the modern language.
If a dictionary or encyclopedia focuses on a particular subject or topic, and if the entries within it are substantial and are authored by scholars. Mla style guide - how to cite encyclopedia/dictionary in your works cited format: last, first m entry title encyclopedia name city: publisher, year. Citation examples – mla format (based on 7 th ed) encyclopedia of great civilizations new york: (this format is also used when there is a translator. Encyclopedia of race and racism, mcmillan reference usa, 2009, pp this resource offers examples for the general format of mla research papers, in-text. Guide to the mla and apa citation styles latest update 2016 home citing apa encyclopedia or dictionary entry citation examples are.
This guide on citing sources for an article/paper in the mla format is based on the 7th edition of the mla article in an online encyclopedia. This guide provides a basic introduction to the mla citation style works cited - article in a reference book or an entry in an encyclopedia. Mla citation guide (8th edition): encyclopedias & dictionaries encyclopedia or dictionary from library database - known author.