Types of Citations

The following are examples of the most common types of sources students find in bibliographies and in databases.  They are formatted in the MLA style.

 

Book Citation

structure of a book citation

 

 

Popular Magazine Article Citation

structure of a popular magazine article citation

 

 

Scholarly Journal Article Citation from a database

structure of a scholarly journal citation

 

 

Article or Chapter in a Book

structure of an article or book chapter citation

 

 

Internet Source Citation

structure of an Internet source citation

 

[Please note: APA style citations for these sources would be formatted differently.  You will need to check the APA style guides in order to find the rules for APA citation.]