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Phelps Scholars MLA Style Guide

This guide provides templates and resources for creating citations for your Annotated Bibliography project.


image of MLA template for an electronic journal

Final version is:

Author. "Title of Article." Title of Journal, Volume and Issue number, Year, Page-Numbers. Platform, DOI or URL.

Example 1: Journal Article in a Database

screenshot of article citation information highlighting different elements. See final citation below.

Final Citation:

Brush, Barbara L., et al. "The Data Dilemma in Family Homelessness." Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, vol. 27, no. 3, 2016, pp. 1046-1052. ProQuest, doi:10.1353/hpu.2016.0122.

Example 2: Journal Article Online

Journal article screen shot

FInal Citation

Schmeer, Kammi K., and Barbara A. Piperata. “Household Food Insecurity and Child  Health.” Maternal and Child Nutrition, vol. 13, 2017, pp. 1-13. doi:10.1111/mcn.12301