Q. How do I cite an article from a journal using the MLA format?

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To cite an article that you found in a library database, use the following format:

Last Name, First Name of Author. "Title of Article." Journal Title, vol. number, no. issue, date of publication, page range of article if available. Database Company, DOI. Access date is optional for published sources. 

Greenhalgh, Susanne. “A World Elsewhere: Documentary Representations of Social Shakespeare.” Critical Survey, vol. 31, no. 4, Winter 2019, pp. 77–87. EBSCOhost, doi:10.3167/cs.2019.310408.

Jafari, Hale, et al. "The Relationship Between Addiction to Mobile Phone and Sense of Loneliness Among Students of Medical Sciences in Kermanshah, Iran." BMC Research Notes, 2019. Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints, dx.doi.org.ezproxy.frederick.edu/10.1186/s13104-019-4728-8. 

To cite an article that is available in full-text online (for example, on the website of the journal), use the following format:

Last Name, First Name of Author. "Article Title." Journal Title, vol. number, no. issue, date of publication, page range of article, DOI.

Carney, Megan A., and Keegan C. Krause. “Cultivating a Network of Citizen-Scientists to Track Change in the Sonora-Arizona Foodshed.” Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, vol. 8, no. 4, Mar. 2019, pp. 23-24, doi:10.5304/jafscd.2019.084.021.

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