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Elements of a book citation:

  • Author’s last name, first name
  • Book title, italicized or underlined
  • Publisher
  • Publication date

➤ Simon, Seymour. Sharks. HarperCollins, 2006.

 

Elements of an article from an online database citation:

Copy and paste the MLA citation provided by the database publisher at the end of the article!

  • Author’s last name, first name (if available)
  • Article title in quotation marks
  • Database name
  • Publisher
  • Publication date
  • URL

➤ "Rhinoceros." World Book Kids. World Book, 2017, www.worldbookonline.com/kids/home#article/ar831839.

➤"Rhinoceros." The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia. Columbia University Press, 2017. Kids InfoBits, go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?p=ITKE&sw=w&u=23414_sjcpl&v=2.1&it=r&id=GALE%7CA69226019&asid=a20bacfdaa7ca48d48b922133c6e53bd.

 
Elements of an article from the World Wide Web citation:

  • Author’s last name, first name (if available)
  • Article title in quotation marks
  • Homepage title, italicized or underlined
  • URL

➤ “Bull Shark.” National Geographic Kids, http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals/bull-shark/.

 

Elements of a video citation:

  • Author
  • Video title in quotation marks
  • Video site title
  • URL

➤ Animal Planet. “River Monsters: Catching a Bull Shark.” YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=US_6RGIa_Zw.

 

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