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FYE 1000 - First-Year Foundations: Ebooks

This Research guide introduces library resources that are helpful for research.

Works Cited Core Elements

Create your Works Cited list by following MLA style's core elements:

Include access dates in MLA's optional field. It is required by your professors.

Citations in your paper should be formatted in a black or grayscale font.

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URL Citations

DOI logoInclude a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) to an online journal article when possible.

If no DOI is available, include a URL without http:// or https:// 

Permanent link logoOn a database, use the permanent link or permalink.

Include an access date at the end of a citation. Your professor requires it.

Basic Ebook Citation

Basic Ebook Citation

Ebook Example

Brigham, AnnAmerican Road Narratives:  Reimagining Mobility in Literature 

           and Film, U of Virginia P, 2015JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctt14jxwmc.

           Accessed 24 Jan. 2018.Cover image of American Road Narratives

A Note on Publishers' Names

Abbreviate publishers' names, omitting business words (Co., Corp., Ltd., etc.). 

Abbreviate the names of academic presses, for example replace University Press with UP.

See the MLA Handbook 8th Edition, page 97 for more guidance.