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Museum of Modern Art, New York. If the work is cited on the web only, then provide the name of the artist, the title of the work, the medium of the work, and then follow the citation format for a website. If the work is posted via a username, use that username for the author. American Greetings, 22 May Provide the author name, article name in quotation marks, title of the Web magazine in italics, publisher name, publication date, medium of publication, and the date of access.

For People Who Make Websites. A List Apart Mag. For all online scholarly journals, provide the author s name s , the name of the article in quotation marks, the title of the publication in italics, all volume and issue numbers, and the year of publication. MLA requires a page range for articles that appear in Scholarly Journals. If the journal you are citing appears exclusively in an online format i. Current Conditions and Future Directions.

The International Online-Only Journal 6. Cite articles in online scholarly journals that also appear in print as you would a scholarly journal in print, including the page range of the article.

Provide the medium of publication that you used in this case, Web and the date of access. Cite articles from online databases e. Since these articles usually come from periodicals, be sure to consult the appropriate sections of the Works Cited: Periodicals page, which you can access via its link at the bottom of this page. In addition to this information, provide the title of the database italicized, the medium of publication, and the date of access. Previous editions of the MLA Style Manual required information about the subscribing institution name and location.

This information is no longer required by MLA. Junge, Wolfgang, and Nathan Nelson. Give the author of the message, followed by the subject line in quotation marks. State to whom to message was sent, the date the message was sent, and the medium of publication.

Cite Web postings as you would a standard Web entry. Provide the author of the work, the title of the posting in quotation marks, the Web site name in italics, the publisher, and the posting date. Follow with the medium of publication and the date of access. Include screen names as author names when author name is not known. Remember if the publisher of the site is unknown, use the abbreviation n. Editor, screen name, author, or compiler name if available. Version number if available.

Max Number of Rooms? MLA posted guidelines on their website for how to cite a tweet on a Works Cited page. Insert a period outside the parentheses. Next, place the tweet in its entirety in quotations, inserting a period after the tweet within the quotations. Include the date and time of posting, using the reader's time zone; separate the date and time with a comma and end with a period.

Include the word "Tweet" afterwards and end with a period. Based on MLA standards for other media formats, we feel that the following format is the most acceptable for citing YouTube videos:. If you are having trouble locating a specific resource, please visit the search page or the Site Map. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects.

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