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MLA Citation Style, 7th Edition: Magazine Article

A University of Lethbridge Library guide to MLA style citations.

5.4.6, 5.6.2b (pp. 142-143, 184-87)

Example 1 – Print

IT:     (Geddes 16)

WC:   Geddes, John. "Cross-Border Shopping for a Good Death." Maclean's 23 Feb. 2015: 16-17. Print.


Example 2 – Electronic

IT:     (Vick)

WC:   Vick, Karl. "Turkey PM Warns That Assault on ISIS in Tikrit Could Ignite Sectarian Tensions." Time. Time,

                  5 Mar. 2015. Web. 7 Mar. 2015.


NOTE: For works with no page numbers, such as magazine articles published online, it is preferable to include the author's name in the text and omit a parenthetical reference altogether.

The date at the end of the works cited citation for the electronic article is the date of access.