Scroll down for an in-depth explanation and examples of MLA in-text citations.In-text citations provide us with a brief idea as to where you found your information, though they usually don't include the title and other components.
When citing a chart, graph or map it may be best to follow the citation style for the format in which the information is presented.
When possible provide author or creator, year of publication, title, and publishing and/or retrieval data.
Being a responsible researcher requires keeping track of the sources that were used to help develop your research project, sharing the information you borrowed in an ethical way, and giving credit to the authors of the sources you used. Plagiarism is the act of using others’ information without giving credit or acknowledging them. Completely copying another individual’s work without providing credit to the original author is a very blatant example of plagiarism.
Plagiarism also occurs when another individual’s idea or concept is passed off as your own.
Scholarly Article Note: Do not set off the title of the article with quotes, italics, underlines, or capital letters (except for the first word, proper names or after a colon).
Use the author's or editor's initials only for first and middle names.
Please consult this book or a librarian for help with unusual resources. Chapter from an Edited Volume or Anthology: Haybron, D. You will also notice that there is no space left between the volume number and the first parenthesis for the issue number. There is no issue number in this example because the journal is paginated by volume. Neuroscience: Breaking down scientific barriers to the study of brain and mind. Note: Do not set off the title of the article with quotes, italics, underlines, or capital letters (except for the first word, proper names, or after a colon). Website Example: Chou, L., Mc Clintock, R., Morreti, F., & Nix, D. For citing company or industry reports from the library's Market Line database, also see: https://guides.library.ualberta.ca/apa-citation-style/business 7.07 If map is within a book, cite as In Title of book after [Type of map].
All of the following samples are taken from: (In the above sample, the name of the organization is the author. Scholarly Article (with multiple authors): Calvo, M. Provide the DOI when available for electronic documents. Italicize the title of the magazine and capitalize all keywords in the title. Cite primary contributors in the Author's space followed by their contributing role in parentheses.
Note that only proper names are capitalized in the title, and the edition number follows the title.) Book: (This sample from Purdue OWL) Calfee, R. If a DOI is not available for a scholarly article retrieved online, you should supply the URL of the journal's homepage (NOT the URL from the database). Italicize the volume number to set it off from the page numbers. Other forms for [Type of map] include: Road Map: Plattsburgh, Clinton County: Dannemora, Peru, Keeseville, Champlain, Rouses Point, New York State, 3rd ed.
Italicize the title of the journal and capitalize all words in the title of the journal.