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MLA Citation Style 8th Edition: Slide Presentation

Slide presentation on the Web (from MLA.org)

Cite an image from a slide presentation on the Web the same way you would cite an image on a Web page. Indicate the slide and its number, either in the optional-element (MLA 50-53) slot at the end of the entry, or in a parenthetical citation in your text:

Creater's last name, First name Middle initial (if any). Title of the slide presentaiton. Year of creation. The name of the website, publisher, URL (without http:// or https://). Slide number.

Benton, Thomas Hart. Instruments of Power from America Today. 1930–31. The Met, Metropolitan Museum of Art, www.metmuseum.org/blogs/now-at-the-met/from-the-director/2012/benton/slideshow. Slide 1.

 

Slide presentation experience first hand (from MLA.org)

If the presenter is the author created the image in the slide:

Presenter's last name, First name Middle initial (if any). "Title of the image". The name of the presentation or the name of the class, the date, the location. Indicate the slide and its number in the optional-element slot at the end of the entry, or in a parenthetical citation in the body of the text:

Smith, Ryan. “Goals of the Course.” English 204: African American Literature, 4 Apr. 2016, Evergreen State College, Olympia. Slide 2.

If the presenter did not create the image in the slide, provide information about the original, if known:

Monet, Claude. Bridge over a Pond of Water Lilies. 1899. Introduction to the History of Art, taught by Jane Ford, 4 Apr. 2016, Bates College, Lewiston. Slide 2.