MLA Citation Basics for EN 321

MLA Basics (See Purdue OWL for details)

Sample Review-style article from database:
Ebert, Roger. “An Inconvenient Truth.” Rev. of An Inconvenient Truth, dir. Davis Guggenheim. rogerebert.com. Sun-Times News Group, 2 June 2006.
OR
Ebert, Roger. “An Inconvenient Truth.” Rev. of An Inconvenient Truth, dir. Davis Guggenheim. Chicago Sun Times 2 June 2006: A2. Proquest. URL.

Work in anthology:
Lastname, First name. “Title of Essay.” Title of Collection. Ed. Editor’s Name(s). Publisher, Year. Page range of entry. Medium of Publication.
Example:
Brecht, Bertolt. “Galileo.” Modern Drama: Plays, Criticism, Theory.  Ed. W. B. Worthen. Harcourt Brace, 1995. pp. 370-91.

Article from Online Database
Last Name, First name. “Title” Journal (date): pp. Database. URL or DOI.
Example:
Soloski, Alexis. “A Scrapbook Filled with Fury.” The New York Times (14 Jan 2018): AR 7. Nexis. doi:10.1353/cdr.2012.0005.
OR (if article is reposted on Canvas)
Reid, Mark A. “Literary Forces Encouraging the Use of Black Writers” Corrigan, Ed. Timothy Corrigan. Film and Literature an Introduction and Reader. 2nd Ed. London: Routledge, 201. 158-67. Canvas. EN 220. 2 Feb 2020.