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MLA 8

Webpages and Websites, Including Videos, Tweets, Emails, Blogs on the Web

**This can get a bit tricky because sometimes not all the information is available at first glance and types of web sources vary so much.  You may have to dig around. If you cannot find the info, move onto the next part.  If you cannot find a date, include the Accessed on date at the end.


 Author Last name, First name. “Title of the Webpage." Title

      of the Website
, Date of publication, Url of webpage.


 (since these resources are on the web, use the URL from the
 search bar. Remember to remove the http:// and the
 hyperlink).
 

In General, for Videos, Tweets, Blogs, Emails, etc. Look carefully and follow the pattern for the particular resource type. 

 

Video From a Database (Not YouTube)

Van der Post, Laurens, host. The Story of Carl Gustav Jung. BBC, 1998.

     Films on Demand, 0-fod.infobase.com.library2.pima.edu/PortalPlaylists

     .aspx?wID=102587&xtid=7331.
or

Aftershock: The Hunt for Gravitational Waves. BBC, 2015. Films on
     Demand
, //0- fod.infobase.com.library2.pima.edu/portalplaylists.aspx?

     wid=102587& xtid=95032.

 

Article from a Website

Borchgrave, Trisha de. “Women at the Helm of Politics.” The Huffington Post,

     16 July 2016, www.huffingtonpost.com/trisha-de-borchgrave/women-

     at-the-helm-ofpoli_b_10809994.html.


Webpage, No Author, No Date

“Shakespeare’s Works.” Folger Shakespeare Library,

      www.folger.edu/shakespeares-works. Accessed 19 June 2016.


Blog

Gershman, Jacob. “It’s Fourth and Long for Tom Brady.” Wall Street Journal

     Law Blog, 13 July 2016, wsj.com/2a0tIOr.


Comments on a Website

Carl. Comment on “3 Vow to Force Arizona Utilities to Disclose Political

     Spending.” Tucson.com, 21 July 2016, 10:30 p.m.,

     tucson.com/business/tucson/vow-to-force-arizona-utilities-to-

     disclose-political-spending/article_dd5d59a3-9387-5f10-

     8037-3da2d32a1f23.html.


Email Message

Doyle, Lisa. “RE: Our Research on Steinbeck.” Received by Mike Potter, 21

     June 2014.

**note, nothing is in italics here.


Motion Picture

Blade Runner. 1982. Directed by Ridley Scott, performance by Harrison Ford,

     director’s cut, Warner Bros., 1992.

or

Scott, Ridley, director. Blade Runner. 1982. Performance by Harrison Ford,

     director’s cut, Warner Bros., 1992.


Music Online

Beyoncé. “Pretty Hurts.” Beyoncé, Parkwood Entertainment, 2013,

     www.beyonce.com/album/beyonce/media_view=songs.


Streaming or Online Video (YouTube, Netflix, HBO, etc.)

“The Audition.” I Love Lucy, performance by Lucille Ball, season 1, episode 6,

     Desilu Productions, 19 Nov. 1951. YouTube, uploaded by Karen Stone,

     28 Jan. 2012, youtu.be/EzZeX9ABPl4.

 

TEDTalk Videos

Raqib, Jamila. “The Secret to Effective Nonviolent Resistance.” TED,

     Nov. 2015, www.ted.com/talks/jamila_raqib_the_secret_to_effective

     _nonviolent_resistance.


TV Series

“The Pirate Solution.” The Big Bang Theory, created by Chuck Lorre and Bill

     Prady, written by Steve Holland, season 3, episode 4, Chuck Lorre

     Productions, 2009.


Tweet

@hopefulactivist. “Protest has turned violent-#cityprotest.” Twitter,

     21 June 2015, 11:15 a.m., twitter.com/hopefulactivist/

     status/229811278.

**Use the entire Tweet as the title. Notice only the first word is capitalized, for some reason.