Parenthetical Documentation - using ( ) to identify your source In the MLA format, parenthetical or in-text documentation, is used to briefly identify the sources of information you have borrowed in writing your paper.
In MLA8 format, the reference list is usually titled the ‘Works-Cited List’.
This is a list of all the sources referenced within the document and contains the author's name, source title, date of publication and more information which varies depending on the source type.
Conclude with "Print" without quotation marks and a period; for instance: Doe, Jane.
"Eating Habits of Capybaras." Capybara Monthly 20 (2010): 223-239. If you use an in-text reference to an online research report, include it on the Works Cited page. Living in upstate New York, Susan Sherwood is a researcher who has been writing within educational settings for more than 10 years.
The author, article title, journal name, issue, year and pages are formatted exactly like the print version. She has co-authored papers for Horizons Research, Inc. in curriculum and instruction from the University at Albany.
After the pages, list "Web" without quotation marks. Indicate the day, abbreviation of the month and year you accessed the article. "Eating Habits of Capybaras." Capybara Monthly 20 (2010): 223-239. and the Capital Region Science Education Partnership.
Site with one author: "Life Map is a guide to help you figure out your career and educational goals" (Jones).
Site with two or three authors: The LRC has many electronic resources (Smith, Adams, and Williams).
A MLA Works-Cited List must: In this case, the whole title italicised, a shortened title within quotation marks or an article or webpage in quotation marks should be used in place of the author.
Using the example of a book ‘A guide to citation’ and an article ‘APA Citation guide’, this takes the form: An e-book is considered to be a different version of a book, so the e-book identity is entered into the version section of the regular book reference template.