MLA (Modern Language Association) Style is widely used in the humanities, especially in literature. The Modern Language Association of America (MLA) is the publisher of the MLA Style manual. Typically, components include in-text citations and the Works Cited list.
If you use the MLA style, you must include a Works Cited page at the end of your research paper. The following examples are in the MLA Style (9th edition):
Works Cited Format
Book by one author
Meyer, Erin. The Culture Map: Breaking through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business. PublicAffairs, 2014.
Kirszner, Laurie G., and Stephen R. Mandell, editors. Literature: Reading, Reacting, Writing. Compact 9th
ed.*, Cengage Learning, 2017.
Scholarly ejournal in database
Hannah, Daniel K. “The Private Life, the Public Stage: Henry James in Recent Fiction.” Journal of Modern Literature, vol. 30,
no. 3, 2007, pp. 70–94. JSTOR, http://www.jstor.org/stable/30053134.
Image artwork from a database
Katsushika Hokusai. The Great Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), from the series
"Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjurokkei)". 1826-1836. Artstor,
Article on a website
Yong, Clement. “Singapore’s Hawker Culture Added to Unesco List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.”
The Straits Times, 16 Dec. 2020. The Straits Times, https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/singapores-hawker-
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