MLA FORMAT FOR WEB SITES
Author. “Title of Article.” Web Site. Editor. Site Publisher, Date of Publication.
Medium of Publication (Web.) Date of access. <URL>
Format is OPPOSITE a paragraph. The 1st line is against the margin; every other line is indented.
1. Author. Last name, First name.
2.“Title of Article.” - Notice the Quotation Marks and Period INSIDE the Quotation Marks
3. Web Site. Just the name of the website.
4.Editor. (if there is one) - Name, ed. There probably isn't one. It will say ED or EDITOR if there is an editor.
5. Site Publisher, (all the way at the bottom of the page. Look for the word Copyright or the Copyright
Symbol). NOTICE THE COMMA, NOT PERIOD, AFTER SITE PUBLISHER.
6.Date of Publication. When was the article published? It may just have the year and that's it. Write it like
this: Day Month Year EX: 3 Jan. 2011
7.Medium of Publication (Web.)- this is the same for everyone because the article came from the
internet, not a newspaper or magazine.
8.Date of access. When did YOU go to the website? - Day Month Year EX: 18 Oct. 2012
9.<URL> Copy and paste this from the internet. Put the web address inside <carats> Notice that there is NO period after the URL or carats
Your article may not have #1,4,6. If it doesn’t, just leave those off.
Website – go click this link to check out this article
- Author. - Last name, First name. Michael Hiltzik
- “Title of Article.” “Research firm reaped stem cell funds despite panel’s advice.”
- Web Site. Los Angeles Times.
- Editor. (if there is one) - Name, ed. There isn’t one
- Site Publisher, Los Angeles Times, A Tribune Newspaper (yes, my website and site publisher are the same FOR THIS PARTICULAR ARTICLE. The LA Times came from the Copyright symbol. The Tribune Newspaper thing came from the very bottom of the page. )
- Date of Publication. - Day Month Year 17 Oct. 2012
- Medium of Publication (Web.) This is the same for everyone because the article came from the internet, not a newspaper or magazine. (Web.)
- Date of access. - Day Month Year 18 Oct. 2012
- <URL> < http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-hiltzik-20121017,0,770127.column>
Putting it All Together in the Correct Format
Hiltzik, Michael. “Research firm reaped stem cell funds despite panel’s advice.” Los Angeles Times.
Los Angeles Times, A Tribune Newspaper, 17 Oct. 2012. (Web.) 18 Oct. 2012.
Three entries for three articles
2.NOT double spaced
3.Skip a line between entries
4.Alphabetized by first letter, NOT numbered
5.Title should be WORKS CITED, centered, all caps, not bold or underlined
6.1st line is against the margin, all other lines are indented.
“Parenting Corner Q&A: Immunizations.” AAP.org. Lucy Kleghorn, ed. American Academy of Pediatrics, Feb. 2009. (Web.) 4 June 2009. <http://www.aap.org/healthtopics/immunizations.cfm>
Sarnoff, Nancy. “Web’s Role in House Hunt Grows.” Chron.com. Houston Chronicle, 1 Dec. 2007. (Web.) 18 Feb. 2008. <http://www.chron.com/business/sarnoff/article/Web-s-role-in-house-hunt-grows-1793822.php>