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About this tool

Create an MLA formatted citation for a print Journal Article by filling in as many boxes as you can. There is a different format for an electronic Journal article. In some cases, information may not be available. If so, leave those fields blank.

The format for citing a print Journal Article in MLA style is:

Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Journal Volume.Issue (Year): pages. Medium of publication.

MLA Citation Wizard

See all MLA Citation Formats

Print Journal Citation


Fill in the information below to cite a print Journal Article
Author's or Editor's Last name First Name help
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First Name citing

Write out the author's first name. If required, include the first initial with no punctuation

Example

    Phillip
    Phillip J

Add more authors manually on the next page

Article Title help
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Citing the Article Title

Enter the article title. If there is a subtitle, include it following a colon. The Wizard will add "quotation marks" and punctuation to the citation.

Example

    Manipulating Gender
    A Treatise on Equality: An Analysis of Employment Statistics from 2000-2015
Page Numbers help
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Citing Page Numbers

Enter the page range of the article. Numbers may be abbreviated to save space. If numbers are not available, leave this field blank and the wizard inserts n.pag.

Examples

    2-45
    201-223
    1253-66
Journal Name Year of Publication Volume.Issue help
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Volume and Issue citing

Enter the Volume number followed by a period and the Issue number (no spaces)

Example

    10.4
    30.11