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How to Cite - MLA

Print Magazine Article

Author's last name, Author's first name. "Title of Article." Title of Magazine day Month year of publication: xxx+.

(xxx=page number; xxx+=article is longer than one page)
  • Nouns and names in article titles are capitalized.
  • Articles titles are in quotation marks.
  • The magazine name is capitalized.
  • The magazine name is underlined.

Examples

McLaughlin, Lisa. "A Breath of Fresh Air." Time 13 May 2002: 18+.

Broili, Susan. "Carolina Ballet Opens Inaugural Season with Balanchine Works." Dance Magazine Oct. 1998: 31+.

Magazine Article in a Database

Author's last name, Author's first name. "Title of Article." Title of Magazine day month year of publication. Database name. Name of the library that subscribes to the database, city, state abbreviation. day Month year of access <Database URL>.

  • Nouns and names in article titles are capitalized.
  • Articles titles are in quotation marks.
  • The magazine name is capitalized and underlined.
  • The name of the library that subscribes to the database you used has to be included.
  • Web page address (URL) and the date when the page was accessed have to be included. Use the list of database URLs below.

Example

DeCoursy, Nicole. "Your Family." Good Housekeeping Dec. 2000: 79. EBSCO Host Academic Search Premier. Borough of Manhattan Community College Library, New York, NY. 10 May 2002 <http://www.ebscohost.com>.

List of Database URLS:


  • EBSCO Host databases - http://www.ebscohost.com
  • Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe - http://web.lexis-nexis.com/universe
  • InfoTrac Literature Resource Center - http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/cuny_main
  • InoTrac General Business File ASAP, InfoTrac Health Reference Center and ReferenceLink - http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/nysl_me_cuny
  • JSTOR - http://www.jstor.org/jstor/
  • WilsonWeb databases - http://hwwilsonweb.com/
  • Ethnic NewsWatch - http://enw.softlineweb.com/ethnic.htm
  • ARTFL - http://humanities.uchicago.edu/orgs/ARTFL/
  • American Chemical Society Publications - http://pubs.acs.org/
  • Project MUSE - http://muse.jhu.edu/
  • CQ Researcher - http://library.cqpress.com/