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MLA Citation Guide

Poem, Essay or Short Story

Jackson-Harper, Renée. “Fruit-Coyote-Distractions.” Contemporary Verse 2, vol. 40, no. 2, fall 2017, p. 5.

Magazine article

Bolger, Katrya. “Textual Healing: The Novel World of Bibliotherapy.” The Walrus, Jan.-Feb. 2022, pp. 77–81.

Tip:  Many magazines do not identify individual issues using seasons, volume numbers, or issue numbers.  Instead, they use Month-Year or Day-Month-Year.

Online magazine article

Bolger, Katrya. “Textual Healing: The Novel World of Bibliotherapy.” The Walrus, 7 Jan. 2022, https://thewalrus.ca/bibliotherapy/#.

Tip:  Articles published on a website may not include page numbers.  Provide a DOI or a permalink for articles from a library database.

Newspaper article

Kline, Betsy. “Castlegar Airport Sees Only Two Flight Cancellations in December.” Castlegar News, 20 Jan. 2022, p. A2.

News article, editorial or opinion

Scott, Erica, and Randy Janzen. “What happens if we defund the police?” Nelson Star, 3 Feb. 2021, https://www.nelsonstar.com/opinion/column-what-happens-if-we-defund-the-police/. Op-ed.

Tip:  Indicate at the end of the entry if the article is an editorial or an op-ed (opinion) rather than a news story

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