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MLA Citation Style, 8th Edition: Magazine Article

A University of Lethbridge Library guide to MLA style citations.

pp. 30, 2.6.1.

Example 1 – Print

Last name, First name. "Tile of Article." Magazine Title, Date of Publication, pp. <page range>.

IT:     (Geddes 16)

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

 

Example 2 – Electronic

Last name, First name. "Tile of Article." Magazine Title. Publisher, Date of Publication, URL. Accessed Date.

IT:     (Vick)

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

                  5 Mar. 2015, time.com/3733693/turkey-prime-minister-isis-attack-iraq/. Accessed 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.