1. Indent 2nd and any following lines (called a Hanging Indent)
2. Double space lines
3. Alphabetize your sources
4. Use Purdue OWL’s MLA citation guide website for specific MLA examples
5. Always use in-text citations – Use the “MLA In-text Citations: The Basics” tab on the Purdue OWL
An Article from an Online Database (or Other Electronic Subscription Service)
Credit: Russell, Tony, Allen Brizee, Elizabeth Angeli, Russell Keck, Joshua M. Paiz, Michelle Campbell, Rodrigo Rodríguez-Fuentes, Daniel P. Kenzie and Purdue OWL Staff. “An Article from an Online Database (or Other Electronic Subscription Service)." The Purdue OWL. Purdue U Writing Lab, 6 Jul. 2015. Web. 30 Sept. 2015.
2 ways to cite in-text
1. In parentheses at the end of a sentence:
While some properties correspond to current models, other properties do not align as neatly (Jung and Nelson).
2. Within the text of a report:
In their article, “Nature’s Rotary Electromotors,” Wolfgang Junge and Nathan Nelson say that some properties correspond to current models, where others do not align as neatly.