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Citation and Documentation Guide

Guidelines and examples of citing information using MLA, APA, and other formats.

MLA - 7th edition: CD-ROM Formats

Periodical Publication on CD-ROM:

Wildlife Tax Valuation Informational CD.  Austin: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, 2003. CD-ROM . State of Texas Tax Database. 2005.

Non-Periodical Publication on CD-ROM:

Georgia’s History from 1900-2000. Ed. Jeremiah Smith. Atlanta: Georgia Tech UP, 2002. CD-ROM.

MLA: Basic Format for Electronic Sources

The following elements should be listed in the numerical order in which they appear. If an element is not applicable, proceed directly to the next element, and continue to the final element of the citation:

  1. Name of the author, editor, narrator, performer, or translator of the work.
  2. Title of the work (italicized if the work is independent; in roman type and quotation marks if the work is part of a larger work).
  3. Title of the overall Web site (italicized), if distinct from item 2.
  4. Version or edition used (if applicable).
  5. Publisher or sponsor of the site; if not available use n.p.
  6. Date of publication (day, month, and year, as available); if nothing is available, use n.d.
  7. Medium of publication, e.g., Web.
  8. Date of access (day, month, and year).

MLA Resources