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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).

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.

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).

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. Circa 1900-1903, University of British Columbia Library Rare Books and Special Collections, Vancouver.

In-text: (Lindgren).

For information on how to style a publication date, including year, time, date range, and approximate or uncertain dates, see MLA 5.77-5.83.

From a picture book

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

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