MLA Style: Articles

Scholarly Journal Article - No DOI (Digital Object Identifier)

Components:

Author(s). "Article Title." Journal Title, volume, issue, publication date, page numbers. Database, URL.

Example:

Stapleton, Peta, et al. “Generation Validation: The Role of Social Comparison in Use of Instagram Among Emerging Adults.” CyberPsychology, Behavior & Social Networking, vol. 20, no. 3, Mar. 2017, pp. 142–149. Academic Search Complete, libproxy.howardcc.edu/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=121610377&site=ehost-live.

Stapleton et al. assert that while it is a common practice on Instagram for users to post in an idealized and performative manner not representative of reality, some users might perceive that others truly have a better and hence enviable life (143).
While it is a common practice on Instagram for users to post in an idealized and performative manner not representative of reality, some users might perceive that others truly have a better and hence enviable life (Stapleton et al. 143).

Scholarly Journal Article - DOI included

Components:

Author(s). "Article Title." Journal Title, volume, issue, publication date, page numbers. Database, doi:.

Example:

Peters, Gretchen. “Do Students See Themselves in the Music Curriculum? A Project to Encourage Inclusion.” Music Educators Journal, vol. 102, no. 4, 2016, pp. 22–29. JSTOR, doi:10.1177/0027432116644330.

Peters argues that as society works towards inclusivity, it would behoove music studies within academia to reflect on their programs and curriculum as they “are often steeped in past traditions that [are] exclusionary as to gender and race, they can unintentionally cultivate a culture that continues to marginalize students [and] faculty” (22).
As society works towards inclusivity, it would behoove music studies within academia to reflect on their programs and curriculum as they “are often steeped in past traditions that [are] exclusionary as to gender and race, they can unintentionally cultivate a culture that continues to marginalize students [and] faculty” (Peters 22).

Magazine Article

Components:

Author(s). "Article Title." Magazine Title, volume, issue, publication date, page numbers. Database, URL.

Example:

Haidt, Jonathan, and Tobias Rose-Stockwell. “Why It Feels like Everything Is Going Haywire.” The Atlantic, vol. 324, no. 6, Dec. 2019, pp. 56–60. Academic Search Complete, libproxy.howardcc.edu/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=139493517&site=ehost-live.

Haidt and Rose-Stockwell propose that “[i]f social media creates incentives for moral grandstanding rather than authentic communication, then we should look for ways to reduce those incentives” (60).
“If social media creates incentives for moral grandstanding rather than authentic communication, then we should look for ways to reduce those incentives” (Haidt and Rose-Stockwell 60).

Newspaper Article

Components:

Author(s). "Article Title." Newspaper Title, publication date, page numbers. Database Title, URL.

Example:

Hallett, Vicky. "Loud Gym Music: Bad Workout for Your Ears." The Baltimore Sun, 19 Mar. 2015. News & Newspapers, libproxy.howardcc.edu/login?url=https://search.proquest.com/docview/1664583759?accountid=35779.