ECHS MLA Format
Note: the following information is taken from MLA Handbook for Writers of
Research Papers, 7th Edition. Entries should be double-spaced with a hanging indent.
Anthology (Work included in an anthology):
William Carlos. “The Desert Music.” American Poetry Since
1950. Ed. Eliot Weinberger.
Book with one author:
Quindlen, Anna. One True Thing.
Book with two or more authors:
Clark, Mary Higgins, and Carol Higgins Clark. Deck the Halls.
“Romanticism.” Webster’s Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary. 9th ed. 1987. Print.
Craig. Interview by Garrett Smith. History Channel Online. History Channel, 2009. Web.
Roberts, Johnnie L. “Enron: The Dirty Laundry.” Newsweek. Mar. 2002: 22-28. Print.
Multivolume Work, Single Author :
Durant, Will, and Ariel Durant. The Story of Civilization. Vol. 7.
(Note: You do not need to include the Volume # if you are using only one volume of a multivolume work and the book has an individual title.)
W.Winston. “Schools will get graded.” The Times-Herald.
Newspaper in an online database:
Kim. “Good Looks: The Power of the Gaze.” Screen Education 53.1(2009): 26-32. Communication & Mass Media Complete.
Entire Web Site:
Web Page within a larger site:
Thomas. “An Overview of Greek History.” Perseus Digital Library. Ed. Greg Crane. 1999.
Treat a pamphlet as you would a book.
Jafari, Ali. “The Rise of a New Paradigm Shift in Teaching and Learning.” The Journal. 27 (1999): 303-313. Print.
“Caffeine.” The MacNeil/Lehrer Report. PBS.
Film or Video:
The Wizard of Oz. Screenplay by Noel Langley,
Homer. Odyssey. Trans.