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MLA Citation Style, 8th Edition: Articles

A University of Lethbridge Library guide to MLA style citations.

Citing Articles

This section provides examples of citations for articles in journals, magazines, and newspapers.  The letters IT designate an in-text parenthetical citation while WC marks a works cited entry. Please navigate to one of the pages below:

For the format of citations for special cases, such as anonymous articles and organizations as authors of articles, see the corresponding pages in the "Books" section.  These variations are treated similarly in article citations.

For more information and examples, be sure to consult the MLA Handbook. The numbers at the top of each page listed above refer to sections and page numbers in the handbook.