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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 http://www.library.cornell.edu/resrch/intro.

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. (http://joycevalenza.edublogs.org/permalink06). 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).