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MLA Citation Guide (8th Edition): Newspaper Articles

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Citing Newspaper 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. 

MLA Newspaper Article
MLA Format

Authors last name, first name. "Title of Article in Quotation Marks." Title of Newspaper in

     Italics, Day Month (abbreviated) Year, p. #,  Name of Database,



MLA Example

Selingo, Jeffrey. "When a Search Engine Isn't Enough, Call a Librarian." New York Times,

     05 Feb. 2004, ProQuest,