MLA, the Eighth Edition

The Eighth edition of MLA has changed some of the formatting of the Works Cited page. The order in which information is listed is as follows:

Author. Title of Source. Title of Container, Other Contributors, Version, Number, Publisher, Publication date, Location.

The detailed definition of the categories can be found here.

The template for periodicals is as follows:

Last name, first of author. “Article Title.” Journal Title, vol. #, no. #, publication year, pp. #-#.

Below are a few examples of the information required for the MLA reference page citations:

Single author:

Baron, Naomi S. “Redefining Reading: The Impact of Digital Communication

            Media.” PMLA, vol. 128, no. 1, Jan. 2013, pp. 193-200.

Article from a scholarly database:

Goldman, Anne. “Questions of Transport: Reading Primo Levi Reading Dante.”

            The Georgia Review, vol. 64, no. 1, 2010, pp. 69-88. JSTOR,