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Music Appreciation: Citing MLA

Guide for Music Appreciation

What is a Works-Cited Citation?

A Works-Cited Citation is included at the end of a paper to give credit to the original author. 

GALILEO = Instant Citations

Remember This Tip!

Most databases in GALILEO will automatically do citations for you! :D

Common MLA Citation Style Examples:

MLA 2009 Formatting & Style Guide: Owl @ Purdue

Harbrace Handbook 17th ed. 2010 (examples below)

-Work by a single author: (40b) pg.591.

Angelou, Maya. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. New York: Random House, 1969. Print.

-Work by two or more authors: (40b) pg.591

Visgilio, Gerald R., and Diana M. Whitelaw, eds. Our Backyard: A Quest for Environmental Justice. Lanham: Rowan and LittlefieldPublishers, 2003. Print.

-Work in an Anthology: (40b) pg.595

Plath, Sylvia. "Ariel." The Norton Anthology of American Poetry. Eds. Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair. New York: Norton, 1988. 1423. Print.

-Online scholarly journal article: (40b) pg.605

Voss, Paul J. "Debris from Heaven in Paradise Lost." English Language Notes 35.3 (1998): 37-41.  Web. 25 Sept. 2003 .

-An Electronic Book (NetLibrary): (40b) pg. 606

Nadel, Alan. Invisible Criticism: Ralph Ellison and the American Canon. NetLibrary. University of Iowa Press, 2004. Web. 13 June 2008.

MLA Guide from OWL




For Online Help With Citing MLA, visit:  

 OWL MLA Formatting and Style Guide 

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