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MLA Citations: Literature
This information will help you create citations for the district's general databases listed under Literature.

 Instructions: Click on the link for the database you used to see specific citation guidelines and examples.
Literary Reference Center Litfinder

 

Literary Reference Center
Book Article from Literary Reference Center  
 What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source. Edition (if

     given). Publisher: Copyright date. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
 Sample citation:
McPherson, Dolly A. and Harold Bloom. "Dolly A. McPherson on Angelou's Use of

     Comic Irony." Bloom's Guides: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 2004. Literary

     Reference Center
. Web. 9 Nov. 2010.
Journal Article from Literary Reference Center  
 What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source

     volume.issue (Copyright date): pages. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
 Sample citation:
JRorke, Robert. "Overnight Sensations." Publishers Weekly 252.28 (2005): 160-161.

     Literary Reference Center. Web. 9 Nov. 2010.
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Litfinder
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source. Edition (if

     given). Copyright date. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
Sample citation:
Poe, Edgar Allan. "The Philosophy of Composition." Book of Essays. 1931. Litfinder.

     Web. 9 Nov. 2010.