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MLA Citation Guide (8th Edition): Journal Articles

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Citing Journal Articles

The parts of your citation must be put in a certain order based on the "style" of citation you are using. Common styles at GGC are APA and MLA. 

More than one author?  MLA Example.

MLA Journal Article
MLA Journal Format

Author's last name, First name Initial., "Title of Article." Title of Journal Article in

     Italics, Vol., no., Year, page numbers. Name of database provider. DOI or

     permalink. Date accessed.


Soria, Krista M., et al. "Beyond Books: The Extended Academic Benefits of

     Library Use for First-Year College Students." College and Research Libraries,

     Vol. 78, no.1,2017, pp.8-22. ERICdoi:10.5860/crl.78.1.8. Accessed 25 April,