How to Cite a Database in MLA 7

Database – A structured, electronic collection that may contain full-text articles, abstracts, data, and citations. Databases typically require a subscription to access.


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1. Choose Source Type

 

Database article published directly online by the database with no in-print original.

Structure:

Last, First M. “Article Title.” Database Name. Database publisher, Date Month Year Published. Web. Date Month Year Accessed.

MLA: Database
Example:

Trier, James. “‘Cool’ Engagements with YouTube: Part 2.” Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy 50.7 (2007): 598-603. JSTOR. Web. 16 Oct. 2014.


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