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MLA Citation Style

Media, streaming, DVDs


The Sweet Hereafter. Directed by Atom Egoyan, eOne Films, 1997.

In-text: (The Sweet Hereafter 00:26:14-38).

Note: For audio and video recordings, cite the time or time span if displayed (MLA 250).

Focusing on contributions of an actor, director or other

Hamlet. Directed by Kenneth Branagh, performance by Julie Christie, Castle Rock Entertainment, 2006.  

In-text: (Hamlet 00:28:21-38).

Note: "It may be necessary to include other types of contributors if they shaped the ... work, [or] if your discussion focuses on their contribution" (MLA 148).


Young, Nora. "Democratizing Data." The Spark with Nora Young, hosted by Young, episode 508, CBC Radio, 2 May. 2021,

In-text: (Young 00:06:10-50).

Streaming video from a library database

The Sweet Hereafter. Directed by Atom Egoyan, eOne Films, 1997. Criterion-on-Demand,

In-text: (The Sweet Hereafter 00:26:14-38).

Netflix, streaming through app

The Crown. Left Bank Pictures/Sony Pictures Television Production UK, 2016. Netflix app.

Example modified from Ask MLA: Citing Apps.

Streaming video on a website 

"Information Literacy at Seneca Libraries." YouTube, uploaded by SenecaLibraries, 27 Mar. 2015,

In-text: ("Information Literacy" 00:01:22-50).

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