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“Distribution Systems for the New Decade.” Power Technology
Magazine 18 Oct. 1996: 18+.
Parenthetical reference: (“Distribution Systems” 18) This article began on page 18 and then continued on page 21. When an arti
cle does not appear on consecutive pages, give only the number of the first
page, followed immediately by a plus sign. A three-letter abbreviation
denotes any month spelled with five or more letters.
10. Article, Journal with New Pagination Each lssue—MLA
Thackman.White, Joan R. “Computer.Assisted Research.” American Library
Journal 51.1 (1997): 3—9.
Parenthetical reference: (Thackman-White 4—5) Because each issue for that year will have page numbers beginning with “i,”
readers need the number of this issue. The “51” denotes the volume number;
the “1” denotes the issue number. Omit “The” or “A” or any other introduc
tory article from a journal or magazine title.
11. ArtIcle, Journal with Continuous Pagination—MLA
Barnstead, Marion H. “The Writing Crisis.” journal of Writing Theory
12 (1994): 415—33.
Parenthetical reference: (Bamstead 418) When page numbers continue from issue to issue for the full year, readers
won’t need the issue number, because no other issue in that year repeats these
same page numbers. (Include the issue number if you think it will help read
ers retrieve the artide more easily.) The “12” denotes the volume number.
12. ArtIcle, Newspaper—MLA
Baranski, Vida H. “Errors in Technology Assessment.” Boston Times
15 jan. 1997, evening ed., sec. B: 3. Parenthetical reference: (Baranski 3) When a daily newspaper has more than one edition, cite the specific edition
after the date. Omit any introductory article in the newspaper’s name (not
The Boston Times). If no author is given, list all other information. If the
newspaper’s name does not contain the city of publication, insert it, using
brackets: “Sippkan Sentinel [Marion, MA].”
MLA Works Cited Entries for Other Sources. Miscellaneous sources range from
unsigned encyclopedia entries to conference presentations to government
publications. A full citation should give this information (as available):
author, title, city publisher, date, and page numbers. 13. Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Other Alphabetic Reference—MLA
Communication.” The Business Reference Book. 1993 ed. Parenthetical reference: (“Communication”) Begin a signed entry with the author’s name. For any work arranged alpha
betically, omit page numbers in the citation and the parenthetical reference.
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