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MLA Citation Style 7th Edition: MLA Citation Exercises for Articles

A Magazine article

Citation format:

Author's last name, First name Middle initial (if any). "Title of Article." Title of Magazine. Day (if given) Month (abbreviated except May, June, and July) Year: Page numbers of article (if the article is not printed on consecutive pages, give the first page followed by a +). Medium of publication.

A Journal article

a. A journal article 

Article title: Store impulse marketing strategies and body mass index 
Authors:
Cohen, Deborah A.
Collins, Rebecca
Hunter, Gerald
Ghosh-Dastidar, Bonnie
Dubowitz, Tamara
Source (Journal Title) :
The American Journal of Public Health. July 2015, Vol. 105 Issue 7, p1446, 7 p.
Publisher Information: American Public Health Association, Inc.
Publication Year: 2015

Citation description:

Author's last name, First name Middle initial (if any). "Title of article." Journal title. Volume number. Issue number (if each issue number begins on page 1) (Date of publication): page numbers. Medium of publication.

 

b. Article accessed from an online library periodical database. If the article in the above example was retrieved from an online database, add the following information in the citation: Title of Database. Name of database service or publisher. Medium of publication. Date of researcher's access. . (The URL is optional.) Citation description

Article title: Store impulse marketing strategies and body mass index 

Author's last name, First name Middle initial (if any). "Title of article." Journal title. Volume number. Issue number (if each issue number begins on page 1) (Date of publication): page numbers. Title of Database. Name of database service or publisher. Medium of publication. Date of researcher's access. . (The URL is optional.)

 

Newspaper article

Title: The pros and cons of 'processed foods'
Source: Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter. Oct 2015, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p4, 2 p.
Publisher Information: Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter
Publication Year: 2015

Citation description:

Author's last name, First name Middle initial (if any). "Article Title." Title of Newspaper. Day Month (abbreviated except May, June, and July) Year:Section and page number(s) (if the article is not printed on consecutive pages, just give the first page followed by +).Medium of publication.