Supporting the Information Needs of Whole Leaders for the Whole World
✓ For URLs do not include https:// at the beginning of the URL.
✓ When available, use the permalink for the URL (In EBSCO databases, click "Permalink" in the right sidebar under "Tools.")
✓ Include the URL (permalink) or DOI (opens new windowDigital Object Identifier).
✓ Accessed date is not required, but may be provided if you wish. Check with your professor's guidelines.
Article in magazine. Includes optional accessed date.
Gliatto, Tom, et al. “1936-2017 Mary Tyler Moore. (Cover Story).” People, vol. 87, no. 7, Feb. 2017, pp. 54–62. Academic Search Complete, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=121093537&site=ehost-live&scope=site. Accessed 29 Apr. 2020.
Journal Article with URL
Fowler, Cary. “A ‘Doomsday’ Seed Vault to Protect the World’s Diversity.” Journal of International Affairs, vol. 67, no. 2, Spring/Summer 2014, pp. 141–146. Academic Search Complete, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=95804642&site=ehost-live&scope=site.
Journal Article with DOI
Latham, Laura S., et al. “Chocolate-Guilty Pleasure or Healthy Supplement?” Journal of Clinical Hypertension, vol. 16, no. 2, Feb. 2014, pp. 101–106. Academic Search Complete, doi:10.1111/jch.12223.
MLA Style Center (Modern Language Association)
To organize key elements in your citation, use the opens newwindowopens new windowMLA opens new window interactive Practice Template from MLA Handbook (8th ed.), PDF, by the Modern Language Association (style.mla.org),
When page numbers are not fixed (the page numbering is not the same in all formats) or not available, use a label identifying abbreviation for the number reference. Use a comma to separate the author from a reference that is not a page number.
(Smith 27) page number 27
(Smith, par. 6) paragraph 6
(Smith, pars. 6-7) paragraphs 6 and 7
(Smith, ch. 4) chapter 4