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MLA Citation Style, 9th Edition

This guide will assist you in formatting your in-text and Works Cited citations in MLA, 9th Edition, format.

Online Magazine Articles

Magazine articles generally include a specific date and a page number (unless viewed freely on the Internet).

Example, Available Freely Online:

Newkirk II, Vann R. "Celebrating Juneteenth in a Moment of Peril." The Atlantic, 19 June 2018,

Example, Online Library Database:

For the URL in a Library Database, be sure to use the database's feature to get the stable URL or "permalink" as those links are static and do not change. 

Knopper, Steve. "The End of Owning Music." Rolling Stone, no.1315/16, 14 June 2018, pp.18. EBSCOhost,


Print Magazine Articles


Knopper, Steve. "The End of Owning Music." Rolling Stone, no.1315/16, 14 June 2018, pp.18.