Citing Sources: MLA Electronic Sources (6th Edition)

Below are examples of MLA 6th Edition citations that are most commonly used by students at Harper College. For additional examples and rules, please consult the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (6th ed., 2003).

Images

Artist if available. "Description or title of image." Year of image. Online image. Title of larger site. Date of download <URL of Web page or site>.

Netter, Frank. "Heart." 2005. Online image. University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. 10 Mar. 2008 <www.usip.edu/museum/netter_detail3.htm>.

MLA Handbook Chapter 5.9.9

Images (With No Author, No Title, No Date)

"Description of image." No date. Online image. Title of larger site. Date of download <URL of Web page or site>.

"Untitled Chest Xray." No date. Online image. Merritt College Radiology Home Page. 5 Mar. 2008 <www.merritt.edu/~radte/>.

MLA Handbook Chapter 5.9.9

Videos

Title of video. Dir. name of director. Original release date. Format. Name of distributor, year of release.

The New Cosmos: Eyes on the Universe. Dir. Michelle Mansfield. 1996. Videocassette. UWTV, 1997.

MLA Handbook Chapter 5.8.3

Software

Author(s). Title of software. Format. City of publication: publisher, date of publication.

Lauer, Kathy and Sally Brozenec. Pathophysiology. CD-ROM. Springhouse, PA: Springhouse Corp, 1999.

MLA Handbook Chapter 5.9.5