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MLA Citation Style 8th Edition: In-text Citation Examples for Other formats

In-text citation examples for other formats

Material Type In-text Citation Works Cited

a legal case
Note: the case name is italicized in in-text citation, but not in Works cited list.

(Fullilove v. Klutznick)   

Fullilove v. Klutznick. 448 U.S. 448. 448-554. No. 78-1007. US Supreme Court. 1980. 

For legal citations, MLA suggests consulting The Chicago Manual of Style which refers to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (Harvard Law Review Association) (MLA 105). For more informaiton please refer to MLA.org

a speech  (Nazario)   

Nazario, Sonia. “A call to Consciousness.” Skyline College Lecture Series, 10 Oct. 2016, San Bruno, California. Speech.

a Lecture or Live Performance

(Hawking)

(Brown)

Hawking, Stephen. “Black holes ain't as black as they are painted.” BBC Reith Lectures, BBC Radio 4, 2 Feb. 2016. Lecture.

Brown, Edmund G., Jr. State of the State Address. 21 Jan. 2016, California State Capitol, Sacramento. Address. 

a time-based media (audio or video recordings)
Note: cite the relevant time or range of times if necessary.

(King, 00:11:54-00:12:10)

King, Martin Luther, Jr. “Freedom’s Ring.” Freedom’s Ring: King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University/ Beacon Press, 20 Aug. 2013, freedomsring.stanford.edu/?view=Speech. .Accessed 28 Mar. 2017.

an artwork or museum image viewed firsthand 

(Rodin)

Rodin, Auguste. The Thinker. Circa 1880, cast circa 1904, sculpture, The Legion of Honor, San Francisco, California.

a tweet

(Steven_ Hawking)

@Steven_Hawking. "Run, jump, throw: The physics behind Olympic events explained." Twitter, 12 Aug 2016, 5:30 a.m., twitter.com/Steven_Hawking/status/764076653727260672?lang=en.