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MLA Citation Style

On a website

Okanagan College Library. "Science Literacy Week 2015.Flickr, 22 Sept. 2015,

In-text: (Okanagan College Library).

Image in a blog post on a website

IFLA. How to Spot Fake News. "Alternative Facts and Fake News - Verifiability in the Information Society," by karolina, 27 Jan. 2017. Library Policy and Advocacy Blog,

In-text: (IFLA).

Note: The image title is How to Spot Fake News, and is a stand-alone image, which is why it is in italics. The blog post title is "Alternative Facts and Fake News ...", which is contained in a blog, Library Policy and Advocacy Blog, which is why the title of the post is in quotes.

See Ask the MLA (image) for more information.

Image in a slide presentation on a website 

Okanagan College Library. Cite It Right! (advanced). SlideShare, 19 Oct. 2011, Slide 18.

In-text: (Okanagan College Library).

Image from a Library database

Library and Archives Canada. Prime Minister Wilfred LaurierImage Collection,

In-text: (Library and Archives Canada).

Work at a museum or archive

Lindgren, Adolphus. Adolphus Lindgren Fonds. [ca 1900-1903]. University of British Columbia Library Rare Books and Special Collections, Vancouver.

In-text: (Lindgren).

Image from a picture book

McNaughton, Colin. Once Upon an Ordinary School Day. Illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura, Anderson Press, 2004.

Note: When illustrations supplement the written text, such as an illustrated edition of a literary work, give the illustrator’s name, preceded by “Illustrated by”, after the title. If another contributor (e.g., an editor or a translator) is also cited after the title, place the names in the order in which they appear on the title page.

Note: If you refer mainly to the illustrator's work instead of the author's in your assignment, begin the entry in the works-cited list with the illustrator's name, followed by "illustrator", and give the author's name, preceded by the word By, after the title.

Tenniel, John, illustrator. Alice Through the Looking-Glass. By Lewis Carroll. Academy Editions, 1977.

See Ask the MLA: Citing Wall Text.

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