The Modern Language Association (MLA) citation style is used frequently in literature and the humanities.
Faulkner, William. Absalom, Absalom! Vintage Books, 1936.
Lash, Scott, and John Urry. Economies of Signs & Space. Sage Publications, 1994.
Journal article accessed through a database:
MacDonald, Susan P. “The Erasure of Language.” College Composition and Communication, vol. 58, no. 4, 2007, pp. 585-625. JSTOR, url: http://www.jstor.org/stable/20456967. Accessed 8 May 2009.
Print journal article:
Butts, Jeffrey A. “Necessarily Relative: Is Juvenile Justice Speedy Enough?” Crime & Delinquency, vol.43, no. 1, 1997, pp. 3-23.
Weitering, Hanneke. “Missed the Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse? Here's When the Next One Is Happening.” Space.com, 31 Jan. 2018, http://www.space.com/39557-next-blood-moon-eclipses-2018-2019.html. Accessed 1 Feb 2018.
Website (with no date or author given):
“Mission, Vision, and Values.” Our Lady of the Lake University, http://www.ollusa.edu/s/1190/hybrid/18/default-hybrid-ollu.aspx?sid=1190&gid=1&pgid=7889 Accessed 12 July 2016.
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