MLA: Database

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How to Cite a Database Online in MLA

Structure:

Last, First M. "Article Title." Database Name. Database Publisher, Date Month Year Published. Web. Date Month Year Accessed.

Examples:

Roberts, David. "The Total Work of Art in European Modernism." Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP, 2011. JSTOR. Web. 21 Dec. 2012.

Make sure to:

  • Only include the URL if the source cannot be found easily.

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