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Theatre

Overview of theatre resources for researchers at ISU

Overview

  • How to Use MLA Style
    A quick overview of how to use MLA style.
  • Examples
    Includes both in-text citing and reference format examples of a variety of source types.
    • Books
      Examples for books with different number of authors, edited books, book chapters, and multiple editions.
    • Articles
      Examples for journal, magazine, and newspaper articles.
    • Web & Social Media
      Examples for web pages, blogs, podcasts, social media, and online video.
    • Other Sources
      Examples for sources that do not fall into the other source type categories like interviews, government documents, and encyclopedias.
  • Other Resources
    Links to supplemental resources that can help you with using this style.
  • Books at Milner
    Links to books in Milner Library that provide additional information on how to format references and do in-text citing.
  • Why Cite Overview
    Overview of the reasons to cite a source, the basic structure of a reference, and when to cite a source.

Citing Mulitmedia

Citing multimedia sources with MLA (examples taken from the ISU Milner Library MLA Quick Guide and Purdue OWL APA Formatting Electronic Sources and Other Non-Print Sources)

Artwork:

AN ORIGINAL PAINTING, SCULPTURE OR PHOTOGRAPH
Goya, Francisco. The Family of Charles IV. 1800. Oil on canvas. Museo del Prado, Madrid.

A PHOTOGRAPHIC REPRODUCTION OF AN ORIGINAL PAINTING, SCULPTURE OR PHOTOGRAPH
Goya, Francisco. The Family of Charles IV. 1800. Museo del Prado, Madrid. Gardener's Art Through the Ages. 10th ed. By Richard G. Tansey and Fred S. Kleiner. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace. 939. Print.

DIGITAL IMAGE FILE
Author first name, Author last name. Name of work. Date. File format name (ex. JPEG, PDF, etc).

Video:

ONLINE VIDEO
Oliver Burkeman: The Negative Path to Happiness and Success. 99u, 15 Sept. 2014. Vimeo. Web. 2 June 2015. <https://vimeo.com/101751706>

 

Fine Arts Librarian

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