MLA Style: print sources
Book by a Single Author (MLA 7th ed. 5.5.2)
Berlage, Gai Ingham. Women in Baseball: the Forgotten History.
Book by 2 or more Authors (MLA 7th ed. 5.5.4)
Eggins, Suzanne, Diana Slade, and Joseph Smith. Casual Conversation.
Entry in a Widely-Used Reference Book--Encyclopedia/Dictionary (MLA 7th ed. 5.5.7)
"Azimuthal Equidistant Projection." Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. 11th ed. 2003. Print.
Entry in a Specialized Encyclopedia/Dictionary (MLA 7th ed. 5.5.7)
Allen, Anita L. "Privacy in Health Care.” Encyclopedia of Bioethics. Ed. Stephan G. Post. 3rd ed. Vol. 4. New
York: Macmillan-Thomson, 2004. Print.
Short Story, Poem, Play or Essay in an Anthology (MLA 7th ed. 5.5.6)
Allende, Isabel. "Toad's Mouth." Trans. Margaret Sayers Peden. A Hammock beneath the Mangoes: Stories
from Latin America. Ed. Thomas Colchie.
Scholarly Article Reprinted in a Reference Anthology (MLA 7th ed. 5.5.6, p. 159)
(*covers Gale Literary Criticism series Dictionary of Literary Biography, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism, Short Story Criticism, or Poetry Criticism.
Holladay, Hillary. "Narrative Space in Ann Petry’s Country Place." Xavier Review 16.1 (1996): 21-35. Rpt. in
Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism. Ed. Linda Pavlovski and Scott Darga. Vol. 112. Detroit: Gale,
2002. 356-62. Print.
Astro, Richard. "John Steinbeck." Dictionary of Literary Biography: American Novelists, 1910-1945. Ed. James
J. Martine. Vol. 9. Detroit: Gale Research, 1981. 43-68. Print.
Scholarly Journal Article - PRINT version (MLA 7th ed. 5.4.2)
Piper, Andrew. "Rethinking the Print Object: Goethe and the Book of Everything.” PMLA 121.1 (2006): 24-38. Print.
Magazine Article - PRINT version (MLA 7th ed. 5.4.6)
Weintraub, Arlene, and Laura Cohen. "A Thousand-Year Plan for Nuclear Waste." Business Week
Kates, Robert W. “Population and Consumption: What We Know, What We Need to Know.” Environment Apr.
2000: 10-19. Print.
Newspaper Article - PRINT version (MLA 7th ed. 5.4.5)
McKay, Peter A. "Stocks Feel the Dollar’s Weight." Wall Street Journal 4 Dec. 2006: C1+. Print.
"Pentagon Charges 2 Detainees." Observer-Dispatch [Utica, NY]
Film Review - PRINT version (MLA 7th ed. 5.4.7)
Mendelsohn, Daniel. “September 11 at the Movies.” Rev. of United 93, dir. Paul Greengrass, and World Trade Center, dir. Oliver
Stone. New York Review of Books 21 Sept. 2006: 43-46. Print.