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MLA 8th referencing style

A guide to using MLA 8th referencing style

Entire website

Reference Example
In-text

(Eaves et al.)

OR

According to Eaves et al. ...

Reference list

Eaves, Morris, et al., editors.The William Blake Archive. Library of Congress, 1996-2013, www.blakearchive.org/blake/.

Endnote reference type

Web Page

Use field Last Updated Date rather than Year. Some punctuation will need to be manually added in the plain text version of the document.

A page on a website

Reference Example
In-text

(Committee on Scholarly Editions)

OR

This is outlined by the Committee on Scholarly Editions...

Reference list

Committee on Scholarly Editions. "Guidelines for Editors of Scholarly Editions." Modern Language Association, MLA, 29 Jun. 2011, www.mla.org/Resources/Research/Surveys-Reports-and-Other-Documents/Publishing-and-Scholarship/Reports-from-the-MLA-Committee-on-Scholarly-Editions/Guidelines-for-Editors-of-Scholarly-Editions.

Endnote reference type

Web Page

Use field Last Updated Date rather than Year. Some punctuation will need to be manually added in the plain text version of the document.

An image on a website

Reference Example
Note

If the work was posted via a username use that username as the author.

In-text

(altamarea)

Reference list

altamarea. "Kookaburra." Flickr, 2 May 2006, flic.kr/p/dheCp.

Endnote reference type

Web Page

Use field Last Updated Date rather than Year. Some punctuation will need to be manually added in the plain text version of the document.