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MLA Style

Your guide to citations and works cited in MLA Style (8th ed.)

Online Journal Article with a DOI

Reference

Author lastname, Author firstname initials. "Title of Article: Capitalize all Major Words." Title of Journal in Italics: Capitalize All of the Major Words, vol. #, no. #, Publication Date, pp. page range. Database Name, doi: xxx-xxxx/xxx.xx.xxx

Okabe, Seiichi, et al. "Efficacy of MK-0457 and in Combination with Vorinostat Against Philidelphia Chromosome Positive Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Cells." Annals of Hematology, vol. 89, no. 11, 2010, pp. 1081-1087. Nursing & Allied Health Source, doi: 10.1007/s00277-010-0998-x

In-text Citation

(Author page).

(Okabe et al.1085).

Online Journal Article with no DOI

Works Cited

Author lastname, Author firstname initials. "Title of Article: Capitalize all Major Words." Title of Journal in Italics: Capitalize All of the Major Words, vol. #, no. #, Publication Date, pp. page range. Database Name, URL

Cox, Enid O., et al. "Strengthening the Late-Life Care Process: Effects of Two Forms of a Care-Receiver Efficacy Intervention." The Gerontologist, vol. 47, no. 3, 2007, pp. 388-397. Nursing & Allied Health Source, http://gerontologist.oxfordjournals.org/content/47/3/388

In-text Citation

(Author page).

(Cox et al. 389).

Newspaper or Magazine Article from a Database

Works Cited

Author lastname, Author first name initials. (Year, Month day). "Title of Article: Capitalize all Major Words." Title of Newspaper or Magazine in Italics: Capitalize all Major Words, Day Month Year, pp. pages. Database Name, doi or URL

Hanes, Tracy. "College Celebrating Third Decade: 40,000 Students Now Attend Centennial." Toronto Star, 28 Aug.1997, pp. SC1. Lexis Nexis Academic,
 http://www.lexisnexis.com/lnacui2api/api/version1/getDocCui?lni=3W47-2X10-00H1-P0YT&csi=8411&hl=t&hv=t&hnsd=f&hns=t&hgn=t&oc=00240&perma=true

In-text Citation

(Author page).

(Hanes SC1).

What is a DOI?

DOI stands for Digital Object Identifier. DOIs are used to identify online journal articles.

If a DOI is available it will be found with the other publication information on the first page of the article and in the database where you found article.

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