Citation Guide MLA7

How To Write a Bibliography using MLA 7

Book with One Author Author’s Last Name, First Name. Title of Book (italicized). City of Publication: Publisher, Year Published. Medium of Publication (print, e-book, etc.)
Example: Arnold, Tedd. Fly Guy and the Frankenfly. New York: Scholastic Inc., 2013. Print.
Book with More Than One Author The first author’s name is written Last Name, First Name but the other author names are written First Name, Last Name. The rest of the format is as above.
Example: Gorman, Carol and Ron J. Findley. Stumptown Kid. Atlanta: Peachtree Publishers, 2005. Print.
On-Line Encyclopedia Article Author Last Name, First Name. “Title of Article.” Title of Encylopedia. Year of Publication. Publisher. Web. Date looked at.
Example: Jackson, Keith. “Chesapeake Bay.” Encyclopedia Britannica. 2006 ed. Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Web. 14 Sept. 2006.
Website (note: You may not always find an author or a month and year of publication!) Last Name, First Name. “Website Article.” Website Title (italicized). Website Publisher, Date Month Year Published. Medium of Publication. Date Month Year you looked at it. (The URL ( web address) is no longer required)
Example: “France.” National Geographic Kids. National Geographic Society, 2013. Web. 7 August 2013.
Video Viewed Online  “Segment Title.” Director/Creator (if available). Title of database or Website (italicized). Year of publication. Medium of Publication. Date Month Year you looked at it.
Example: “The L-Team.” Williams College Libraries. YouTube. 2007. Web. 27 August 2009.
Sound Recording Artist Last Name, First Name. “Song Title.” Title of Album. Publisher, Year of Publication. Medium of Publication.
Example: Presley, E. “Jailhouse Rock.” Essential Elvis Presley. BMG, 2007. CD.
Photograph Online Photographer’s Last Name, First Name (if available). Photograph Title. Year Created. Photograph. Museum/Institution/where kept (if applies). Name of website in italics. Medium of Publication. Date Month Year looked at.
Example: Paley, Albert. The Sentinel. 2003. Photograph. Rochester Institute of Technology. Google Images. Web. 23 July 2009.