How to Cite a Magazine in MLA 7

Magazine: A publication that is issued periodically and contains items such as articles, essays, poems, or pictures. Essays, short stories, and poems are put in quotes. Works originally published independently, such as plays and novels, are generally italicized.


Autocite a Magazine Article in MLA Format

 

How to cite magazine articles published and found in print

Structure:

Last, First M. “Article Title.” Magazine Title Date Month Year Published: Page(s). Print.

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Example:

Rothbart, Davy. “How I Caught up with Dad.” Men’s Health Oct. 2008: 108-13. Print.


How to cite magazine articles found on a website

Note: When citing sources reproduced online from their inprint version, it is not necessary to include online information such as the website publisher or the date of electronic publication.

Note: The date that you found and read the article.

 

Structure:

Last, First M. “Article Title.” Magazine Title Date Month Year Published: Page(s). Website Title. Web. Date Month Year Accessed.

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Example:

Rothbart, Davy. “How I Caught up with Dad.” Men’s Health Oct. 2008: 108-13. Google Books. Web. 16 Mar. 2013.

 


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