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MLA Citation Style, 7th Edition: Newspaper Article

A University of Lethbridge Library guide to MLA style citations.

5.4.5, 5.6.2b (pp. 141-142, 184-87)

Example 1 – Print

IT:     (Zumbrun A2)

WC:   Zumbrun, Josh. "Oil's Plunge Could Fuel Its Rebound." Wall Street Journal 23 Feb. 2015: A2. Print.


Example 2 – Electronic

IT:     (Derworiz)

WC:   Derworiz, Colette. "Proposed Power Line Threatens Iconic Views in Southern Alberta." Calgary Herald.

                  Postmedia Network, 5 Mar. 2015. Web. 6 Mar. 2015.


NOTE: For works with no page numbers, such as newspaper 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.