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MLA 8th referencing style

A guide to using MLA 8th referencing style

Newspaper article - print

Reference Example
Note

Include the city where the newspaper is published in square brackets if it is not obvious from the title of the publication.

In-text

(Liston 17)

OR

Liston reports... (17)

Reference list

Krugman, Andrew. "Fear of Eating." New York Times, Late ed., 21 May 2007, p. A1.

Litson, Jo. "Pulse of the Times." The Australian, 7 May 2004, p. 17.

Taylor, Paul. "Keyboard Greif: Coping with Computer Caused Injuries." Globe and Mail [Toronto], 27 Dec. 1993, pp. A1+.

Endnote reference type

Newspaper Article

You will need to manually edit the output for this style in the plain text version of the document to abbreviate 'edition' to 'ed.'.

Add Day Month to the Issue Date field.

Magazine article - print

Reference Example
In-text

(Buchman)

OR

According to Buchman... (145)

Reference list

Buchman, Dana. "A Special Education." Good Housekeeping, Mar. 2006, pp.143-48.

Endnote reference type

Magazine Article

Add Day Month or Month into the Issue number field. You will need to abbreviate the month as appropriate and edit the plain text version of the document to remove the 'no.' and the comma between the month and the year.

Newspaper/magazine article - online

Reference Example
In-text

(Taylor)

OR

Taylor examines the influences...

Reference list

Taylor, Andrew. "Ben Quilty and Fellow Artists Bring a Soldier's Story of War and It's Aftermath to the Stage." The Age, 31 Jul. 2016, theage.com.au/entertainment/opera/ben-quilty-and-fellow-artists-bring-a-soldiers-story-of-war-and-its-aftermath-to-the-stage-20160727-gqet71.html.

Endnote reference type

Magazine Article

Newspaper article

See EndNote notes in Newspaper article - print or Magazine article - print.

Newspaper/magazine article - from online database

Reference Example
In-text

(Gilsdorf)

OR

Gilsdorf states...

Reference list

Gilsdorf, Ethan. "Monster Mash: 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' is the Latest Attempt in Melding Film Genres." The Boston Globe, 31 Jan. 2016, Factiva, global-factivacom.ezproxy.library.uq.edu.au/redir/default.aspx?P=sa&an=BSTNGB0020160131ec1v001px&cat=a&ep=ASE.

Endnote reference type

Magazine Article

Newspaper article

See EndNote notes in Newspaper article - print or Magazine article - print.

You will need to manually edit the output for this style in the plain text version of the document to italicise the database/website/platform the newspaper version was accessed from.

Newspaper/magazine article - no author

Reference Example
In-text

("Where Angels" 89)

OR

In the Economist article "Where Angels No Longer Fear to Tread"...

Reference list

"Where Angels Fear to Tread." Economist, 22 Mar. 2008, p. 89.

Endnote reference type

Magazine Article

Newspaper article

See EndNote notes in Newspaper article - print or Magazine article - print.