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MLA Citation Style, 8th Edition

This guide will provide rules and examples for using MLA citation style.

Online Newspaper Articles

Newspapers are cited similarly to all periodicals but usually include a specific date and may include newspaper pagination (ex: A7).

Example, Available Freely Online:

Newby, Jake. "Anthony Bourdain Mural on Pensacola Business Promotes Suicide Prevention." Pensacola News Journal, 19 June 2018, www.pnj.com/story/news/local/2018/06/19/anthony-bourdain-mural-pensacola-promotes-suicide-awareness/710017002/

*Remember! Omit http:// and https:// from the URL

Example, Online Database:

King, Ledyard. "Trump Renews Space Force Plan, but Congress Not Sold." Pensacola News Journal, 19 June 2018, A7. ProQuest, ezproxy.lib.uwf.edu/login?url=https://search-proquest-com.ezproxy.lib.uwf.edu/docview/2056625406?accountid=14787.

*Remember! When including a link from a database, use the stable URL or permalink-- not the link in your browser.

 

Print Newspaper Articles

Example:

King, Ledyard. "Trump Renews Space Force Plan, but Congress Not Sold." Pensacola News Journal, 19 June 2018, p. A7.