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MLA Citations

Book (print)

Henley, Patricia. The Hummingbird House. Denver: MacMurray, 1999. Print.

Book (online)

Frost, Robert. North of Boston. 2nd ed. New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1915. Google Books. Web. 30 June 2009.

Book (with two or three authors)

Lowi, Theodore, Benjamin Ginsberg, and Steve Jackson. Analyzing American Government: American       Government, Freedom and Power. 3rd ed. New York: Norton, 1994. Print. 

Edited Work With an Author

Kowalewski, Michael. "Jack Kerouac and the Beats in San Francisco." San Francisco in Fiction: Essays in a Regional Literature. Ed. David Fine and Paul Skenazy. Albuquerque: U of New Mexico P, 1995. 126-43. Print.

Article in a Journal

Shefter, Martin. "Institutional Conflict over Presidential Appointments: The Case of Clarence Thomas." PS: Political Science & Politics 25.4 (1992): 676-79. Print.

Article in a Magazine

Pirisi, Angela. "Eye-catching advertisements." Psychology Today Jan.-Feb. 1997: 14. Print.

Web Site

Cornell University Library. "Introduction to Research." Cornell University Library. Cornell University, 2009. Web. 19 June 2009

Short Document From Website

Chaplin, Heather. "Epidemic of Extravagance." Salon 19 February 1999: n. pag. Web. 12 July 1999.

Entry in a Web blog (Blog)

Valenza, Joyce K. "Citing a Blog Entry in MLA Style." [Weblog entry.] Neverending Search. Springfield Township High School. 10 Jan. 2007. ( 31 Jan. 2007.

Source Quoted in Another Source (Indirect Source)

Ravitch argues that high schools are pressured to act as "social service centers, and they don't do that well" (qtd. in Weisman 259).