Below is an open source article from OneSearch. Note how it states that it is open source on the left. Many reputable journals are now published in an open source format.
Unlike some open source materials, this database show you how to find the citation to the article.
Choose the MLA citation style. Copy and paste into your Works Cited page.
You will need to correct a few items in the citation above:
If an open source article does not show you how to cite, you may go back to the OneSearch result and click on the quotation marks.
Choose MLA citation style.
OneSearch citations usually provide the basic information or the beginning of the MLA citation.
Copy and paste into your Works Cited.
You will need to:
The article you have chosen might look like the one below in your OneSearch results.
The ProQuest databases will show you have to cite your articles.
The ProQuest databases usually provide a fairly accurate citation.
Copy and paste into your Works Cited page.
Below is an EBSCOhost database article in the OneSearch results.
EBSCOhost databases will show you how to cite the item.
Choose MLA format.
Below is an ebook from ProQuest Ebook Central. ProQuest will show you how to cite it.
Be sure to choose MLA in the drop down box.
Copy and paste the citation to your Works Cited page.
You will need to:
Most of the library video databases will show you how to cite. Below is an example from an Alexander Street video.
Click on cite and choose MLA format.
Copy and paste the citation into your Works Cited page.
You will need to create your own citation for a print book. An easy to use citation generator is KnightCite. An MLA citation to a book is shown below.
Additional MLA examples may be found at the MLA Citation Style Library Research Guide.