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SAMPLE WORKS CITED
Using Format Recommended in
M.L.A. Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 4th ed.  

All work cited entries are arranged in alphabetical order by the first word appearing in each entry.  Be sure to double-space all entries.

1.  Article by no author in monthly magazine.

"Challenges to NATO after the INF Treaty." Contemporary Review.  April 1989:  184-189.

2.  Article by one author in monthly magazine.

Hamm, Manfred R. "Challenges to NATO after the INF Treaty." Contemporary Review.

    April 1989:  184-189.

3.  Article by two authors in monthly magazine.

Hamm, Manfred R. and John Doe. "Challenges to NATO after the INF Treaty."

Contemporary Review. April 1989:  184-189.

4.  Article by no author in weekly magazine.

"An Assault of Nuclear Arms."  U.S.News and World Report.  7 Oct. 1991:  24-27.

5.  Article by one author in weekly magazine.

Budiansky, Stephen.  "An Assault of Nuclear Arms." U.S.News and World Report.  7  Oct. 1991:  24-27.

6.  Article by two authors in weekly magazine.

Budiansky, Stephen and John Doe.  "An Assault of Nuclear Arms."  U.S.News and World Report.  7 Oct.

1991:  24- 27. 

7.  Article with no author from the Internet.

"Greenpeace Struggles Against French Nuclear Testing." 30  Sept. 1995. CNN.  On-Line.  Internet. 3  Oct. 

1995.   Available http://www.cnn.com.

8.  Article with one author from the Internet.

Raedler, John.  "Greenpeace Struggles Against French Nuclear Testing."  30 Sept. 1995.

    CNN.   On-Line.  Internet.  3  Oct.  1995. Available http://www.cnn.com.

9.  Article with two authors from the Internet.

Raedler, John and John Doe.  "Greenpeace Struggles Against French Nuclear Testing."  30 Sept. 1995.

CNN.  On-Line.  Internet.  3 Oct.  1995. Available http://www.cnn.com.

10.  Text on CD-ROM database with no author.

"Nuclear Weapons."  Compton's Interactive Encyclopedia. CD-ROM.  Compton's New Media, 1994.
 

11.  Text on CD-ROM database with one author.

Doe, John.  "Nuclear Weapons."  Compton's Interactive Encyclopedia.  CD-ROM.  Compton's New Media,

1994.

12.  Text on CD-ROM database with two authors.

Doe, John and Jane Doe.  "Nuclear Weapons." Compton's Interactive Encyclopedia.  CD-ROM.  Compton's

New Media, 1994.

13.  Article in a reference book with no author.

"Mandarin."  The Encyclopedia Americana.  1993 ed.

14.  Article in a reference book with one author.

Doe, John.  "Mandarin."  The Encyclopedia Americana. 1993 ed.

15.  Article in a reference book with two authors.

Doe, John and Jane Doe.  "Mandarin."  The Encyclopedia Americana.  1993 ed.

16.  Book with one author.

Hersey, John.  Hiroshima.  New York, NY:  Vintage Books, 1985.

17.  Book with two authors.

Hersey, John and Jane Doe.  Hiroshima.  New York, NY: Vintage Books, 1985.

18.  Two or more books by the same author:

Borroff, Marie. Language and the Past: Verbal Artistry in Frost, Stevens, and Moore. Chicago: U of Chicago, 1979.

---, trans. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. New York: Norton, 1967.

19.  Newspaper article with one author.

Doe, Jane.  "Bosnia."  The Wall Street Journal 3 March 1993: B1.

20.  Newspaper article with two authors.

Doe, Jane and John Doe.  "Bosnia."  The Wall Street Journal 3 March 1993: B1.
 
THERE ARE MANY MORE POSSIBILITIES BUT THIS LIST SHOULD COVER MOST OF YOUR NEEDS.  IF YOU ARE NOT SURE, CONTACT YOUR INSTRUCTOR FOR HELP.

 

REMEMBER:  All work cited entries are arranged in alphabetical order by the first word appearing in each entry. Be sure to double-space all entries.