Citing an Article in MLA Style

When citing an article in MLA style, follow one of the basic formats below.

Article from a database


Author Last Name, First Name. “Title of the Article.” Journal/Magazine/Newspaper Title, Publication information [such as volume, issue, pp.]. Name of Database, DOI or Permalink or shortened URL for Database.

Richardson, Janice. "Spinoza, Feminism and Privacy: Exploring an Immanent Ethics of Privacy." Feminist Legal Studies, vol. 22, no. 3, 2014, pp. 225- 241. Genderwatch, doi:10.1007/s10691-014-9271-3.

Article from a website


Author Last Name, First Name. “Title of the Article.” Journal/Magazine/Newspaper Title, Publication information [such as volume, issue number or Season or Day + Month Year], DOI or Permalink or shortened URL. Accessed Date.

Ramanan, Mohan. "The Classical Music Culture of South India." Indialogs: Spanish Journal of India Studies, Volume 1, 01 July 2014, pp. 134-45, revistes.uab.cat/indialogs/article/view/v1-ramanan/pdf . Accessed 10 Aug. 2017. 

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