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MLA Citations

  • The key to avoiding plagiarism is to make sure you give credit to your research sources. This may be credit for something somebody said, wrote, emailed, drew, or implied. If you had to find it because you did not already know it, you must cite it.
  • Citations will follow MLA 8th edition formatting. Consider using Noodle Tools to create your Works Cited.
  • If you have questions before it's due, please ask.

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Citing Books

Citing a YouTube Video

Citing Comics

How do I cite a comic?

You need to include all the contributors, which are often:

  • Writer
  • Illustrator
  • Colorist
  • Letterer

Common elements needed:

  • Name of person whose work you are emphasizing
  • Name of the Comic
  • Names of other contributors
  • Publisher
  • Date

The first person in the citation is decided by what you are emphasizing.


Lewis, Richmond, colorist. Batman: Year One. Written by Frank Miller, illustrated by

     David Mazzucchelli, lettering by Todd Klein, DC Comics, 2005.

Citing a Website

How do I cite a webpage?

Common elements needed:

  • Author
  • "Title of Article"
  • Name of the Web site
  • Publisher or sponsor
  • Date of the publication
  • URL
  • Accessed on date

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