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

 Instructions: Click on the link for the database you used to see specific citation guidelines and examples.
CQ Researcher FirstSearch JSTOR SIRS
eLibrary Infotrac Opposing Viewpoints in Context Student Resource in Context

 

CQ Researcher
Article from CQ Researcher
 
 What to include:
 Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source

      volume.issue (Copyright year): pages. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
   
 Sample citation:
 Jost, Kenneth. "Grade Inflation." CQ Researcher 12.22 (2002): 505-520. CQ
    
      Researcher Online
. Web. 8 Feb. 2010.
Pro/Con Article from CQ Researcher
 
 What to include:
Pro-Con Author Last Name, First and Author First Last. "Pro-Con Article Title." Author
    
      of Original Source. Title of Original Source. volume.issue (Copyright year): pages.
    
      Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
   
Sample citation:
Smith, Christopher and Louise Slaughter. "Should Congress Ban So-called

      Partial-birth Abortions?" Kenneth Jost. Abortion Debates. 13.11

      (2003): 249-272. CQ Researcher Online. Web. 8 Feb. 2010.
eLibrary
Audio/Video from eLibrary
 
 What to include:
Composer/Performer Last Name, First (if available). "Title of Clip." Original source
    
       information
. Copyright date. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
Sample citation:
"Voiceover Keywords: Map Globe World Earth Planet 1995." Knight Ridder/Tribune. 13

      Feb. 1995. eLibrary. Web. 8 Feb. 2010.
Reference Book from eLibrary
 
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source. Editor.
    
      City: Publisher, Copyright year. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
Sample citation:
Hymes, Samuel. "Memoirs of War." Reader's Companion to Military History. Ed.

      Robert Crowley and Geoffrey Parker. Houghton Mifflin, 1996. eLibrary. Web. 8

      Feb. 2010.
Magazine Article from eLibrary
 
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source. Copyright
    
      date: pages. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
Sample citation:
Raloff, Janet. "Katrina's Fallout." Science News. 19 Nov. 2005: 330+. eLibrary. Web. 8
    
      Feb. 2010.
Map from eLibrary  
What to include:
"Title." Original source information. Copyright date. Name of Database. Web. Date of
    
      access.
 
Sample citation:
"Iraq." Knight-Ridder/Tribune News Service. 18 Nov 2002. eLibrary. Web. 9 Feb. 2010.
Newspaper Article from eLibrary  
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Newspaper [City, if needed]
    
      Copyright/Publishing date, edition (if given, abbreviate ed.), sec. letter or number:
    
      page (if more than one page, add plus(+) sign. Name of Database. Web. Date of
    
      access.
 
Sample citation: newspaper
"Melting doubts / The latest United Nations assessment of the human role in global
    
      warming should spur a U.S. search for solutions." Houston Chronicle. 03 Feb 2007,
    
      3 Star ed., sec. B: 6. eLibrary. Web. 9 Feb. 2010.
Image from eLibrary  
What to include:
Creator Last Name, First (if available). "Image Title." Copyright date. Original Source.
    
      Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
Sample citation:
"President Aquino." 1 Sept. 1994. Archive News Media. eLibrary. Web. 9 Feb. 2010.
Transcript from eLibrary  
What to include:
Narrator Last Name, First (if available). "Segment Title." Program Title. Series,
    
      Network. Broadcast date. Transcript. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
Sample citation:
Litke, Mark and Carole Simpson. "People Power II." ABC World News Sunday. ABC.
    
      21 Sept. 1997. Transcript. eLibrary. Web. 9 Feb. 2010.
FirstSearch 
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source
    
      Volume.Issue (year): pages. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
Sample citation:
Kolenc, Antony Barone. "Legal Failure or Moral Success?" America 191.17 (2004):
    
      11-14. PerAbs. Web. 9 Feb. 2010.
Infotrac
Reference Book from Infotrac  
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source. City:
    
      Publisher, Copyright date. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
Sample citation:
"Flink, James J. "Automobiles." The Reader's Companion to American History.
    
      Houghton Mifflin Company, 1991. InfoTrac. Web. 9 Feb. 2010.
Encyclopedia Article from Infotrac  
What to include:
 Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source.

      Publisher: Copyright date. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
   
Sample citation:
 "Global Warming." The Columbia Encyclopedia. The Columbia University Press,
     
      2000. InfoTrac. Web. 9 Feb. 2010.
Magazine Article from Infotrac  
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source Copyright
    
      date: pages. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
Sample citation: magazine
Padgett, Tim. "10 Questions for Vicente Fox." Time 19 Jan. 2004: 8. InfoTrac. Web. 9
    
      Feb. 2010.
Newspaper Article from Infotrac  
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source Publisher
    
      Copyright date, edition (if available): section and page number. Name of Database.
    
      Web. Date of access.
 
Sample citation: newspaper
Carty, Sharon Silke. "Auto quality rises, but new models hit some bumps." USA Today
    
      5 June 2008: B3. InfoTrac. Web. 9 Feb. 2010.
JSTOR
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source
    
      Volume.Issue (year): pages. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
   
Sample citation:
Carbonaro, William J. and Adam Gamoran. "The Production of Achievement Inequality
    
      in High School English." American Educational Research Journal, Vol. 39, No. 4
    
      (2002): 801-827. JSTOR. Web. 9 Feb. 2010.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Reference Book from
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
 
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source. Editor.
    
      City: Publisher, Copyright year. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
Sample citation:
"Environmental Law." Great American Court Cases. Detroit: Gale Group, 1999.
    
      Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 9 Feb. 2010.
Magazine Article from
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
 
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source Copyright
    
      date: pages. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
Sample citation:
Casselman, Anne. "Will We Ever Clone a Caveman?" Discover Sept 2006: 20.
    
      Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 9 Feb. 2010.
Newspaper Article from
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
 
What to include:
 Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Newspaper [City, if
    
      needed] Copyright/Publishing date, edition (if given, abbreviate ed.), sec. letter or
    
      number: page (if more than one page, add plus(+) sign. Name of Database. Web.
    
      Date of access.
 

Sample citation:
 Cooper, Michael. "Hevesi's Lawyers Take on State Ethics Commission." New York
    
      Times
1 Nov. 2006, sec. B: 3(L). Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 9 Feb.

      2010.
Primary Document from
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
 
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source. Editors.
    
      City of Publication: Publisher, Copyright year. Name of Database. Web. Date of
    
      access.
 
Sample citation:
"An Excerpt from The 2000 Surgeon General's Report on Reducing Tobacco Use."
    
      Smoking. Ed. James D. Torr. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 2001. Opposing
    
      Viewpoints in Context
. Web. 9 Feb. 2010.
Statistic from
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
 
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source. Copyright
    
      date. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
   
Sample citation:
"The Wage Gap Widens During Most of Women's Working Years." Bureau of Labor
    
      Statistics
. 1995. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 10 Feb. 2010.
Viewpoint Article from
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
 
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source. Editor.
    
      City: Publisher, Copyright year. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
Sample citation:
Olasky, Marvin. "Adoption is an Act of Compassion." Adoption. Ed. Andrew Harnack.
    
      San Diego: Greenhaven, 1995. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 10 Feb.

      2010.
SIRS
Graphics/Media from SIRS  
 What to include:
 Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source Publisher:

      Copyright date. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
   
 Sample citation:
 Hedges, Stephen J. "Study Shows Junk Food Advertisements Target Kids." Chicago

      Tribune
28 March 2007: n. pag. SIRS Researcher. Web. 10 Feb. 2010.
Scholarly Journal Article from SIRS  
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source Volume
    
      Number.Issue (Copyright year): pages. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
 Sample citation:
Mote, Philip W. and Georg Kaser. "The Shrinking Glaciers of Kilimanjaro: Can Global
    
      Warming Be Blamed?." American Scientist 95.4 (2007): 318-325. SIRS

    
Researcher. Web. 10 Feb. 2010.
Magazine Article from SIRS  
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source Copyright
    
      date: pages. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
Sample citation:
Yabroff, Jennie. "Art Aimed to Shock." Newsweek 5 May 2008: n.pag. SIRS

    
Researcher. Web. 10 Feb. 2010.
Newspaper Article from SIRS  
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source Copyright
    
      date, section: pages (include section letter, if given). Name of Database. Web. Date
    
      of access.
 
Sample citation:
Lewin, Tamar. "In Public Schools, the Name Game As a Donor Lure." New York Times
    
      26 Jan. 2006: A1+. SIRS Researcher. Web. 10 Feb. 2010.
Reference from SIRS  
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source. Copyright
    
      year. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
Sample citation:
"Teenage Pregnancy Timeline." Leading Issues Timelines. 2009. SIRS Researcher.

     Web. 10 Feb. 2010.
Viewpoint from SIRS  
What to include:
Determine what type of source is used for the Viewpoint article and follow the
    
      appropriate SIRS Researcher citation format .
 
Sample citation:
Richtel, Matt and Kate Galbraith. "Back at Junk Value, Recyclables Are Piling Up."

      New York Times 8 Dec. 2008: A1+. SIRS Researcher. Web. 10 Feb. 2010.
Student Resource in Context
Reference Book from
Student Resource in Context
 
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source. City:
    
      Publisher, Copyright date. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
Sample citation:
"Abortion Policies in the 1960s." Discovering U.S. History. Detroit: Gale, 2003. Student
    
      Resource in Context.
Web. 10 Feb. 2010.
Image from
Student Resource in Context
 
What to include:
"Image Title." Original source. Copyright date. Name of Database. Web. Date of
    
      access.
 
Sample citation: Sample 1
"Rowling, J.K." AP/Wide World Photos. 2008. Student Resource Center. Web. 10 Feb.
    
      2010.
 
Sample citation: Sample 2
"Puerto Rico, Flag of." Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States. 4th ed. Gale Research,
    
      1998. Student Resource in Context. Web. 10 Feb. 2010.
Journal Article from
Student Resource in Context
 
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source. Volume
    
      Number. issue number (year): pages. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
Sample citation:
Thompson, William R, and Stuart A. Binder-Macleod. "Association of Genetic Factors
    
      With Selected Measures of Physical Performance." Physical Therapy. 86. 4 (2006):
    
      585+. Student Resource in Context. Web. 10 Feb. 2010.
Magazine Article from
Student Resource in Context
 
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source Copyright
    
      date: pages. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
Sample citation:
Rwembeho, Stephen. "Lifting Capital Punishment -- A Whirlpool." The New Times
    
      Africa News Service
. 5 Sept. 2006: n. pag. Student Resource in Context. Web. 10

      Feb. 2010.
Newspaper Article from
Student Resource in Context
 
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Newspaper [City, if needed]
    
      Copyright/Publishing date, edition (if given, abbreviate ed.), sec. letter or number:
    
      page (if more than one page, add plus(+) sign. Name of Database. Web. Date of
    
      access.
 
Sample citation:
Hehl, Douglas, and David E. Sanger. "Plan Called for Covert Aid in Iraq Vote." The
    
      New York Times
17 July 2005, sec. A: 6. Student Resource in Context. Web. 10

      Feb. 2010.
Primary Document from
Student Resource in Context
 
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Original Source. Editors.
    
      City of Publication: Publisher, Copyright year. Name of Database. Web. Date of
    
      access.
   
Sample citation:
National Committee for Prevention of Child Abuse. "Letter to President Clinton about
    
      Children's Civil Rights." Civil Rights in America. American Journey Online.
    
      Woodbridge, CT: Primary Source Microfilm, 1995. Student Resource in Context

      Web. 10 Feb. 2010.
Video or Sound Clip from
Student Resource in Context
 
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Title of Clip." Title of Original Source. Copyright
    
      date. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
Sample citation:
"Surrender Speech of Chief Joseph." Student Resource in Context. Web. 10 Feb.

      2010.


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