Use this menu to learn about MLA style documentation.
- General information about MLA parenthetical citations
- Citing books, articles, and other sources parenthetically in your paper
- Abbreviating references to your sources
- Formatting quotations according to the MLA guidelines
- Creating an MLA works cited page
MLA Documentation Guide
Works Cited page entry: Personal interview, film, tv program
An interview you conducted
Brandt, Deborah. Personal Interview. 28 May 2008.
A published interview, read through an online database
García, Cristina. Interview by Ylce Irizarry. Contemporary Literature 48.2 (2007): 174-194. EBSCOhost. Web. 11 Sept. 2009.
Film or DVD
Sense and Sensibility. Screenplay by Emma Thompson and Jane Austen. Dir. Ang Lee. Perf. Emma Thompson, and Kate Winslet. Sony, 1999. DVD. [if in your paper you are focusing on and citing the director, begin this entry with the director, so this would be: Lee, Ang, dir. Sense and Sensibility . . . . if you are focusing on and citing an actor, begin the entry with the actor's name, so this would be: Thompson, Emma, perf. Sense and Sensibility . . . .]
"Darwin's Darkest Hour." NOVA. PBS, WHA. 6 October 2009. Television. [PBS is the network that broadcast this show; WHA is the local PBS affiliate in Madison on which you watched this show]
Gleizes, Albert. The Schoolboy. 1924. Gouache or glue tempera on canvas. Univ. of Wisconsin Chazen Museum of Art, Madison.
Address, lecture, reading, or conference presentation
Pollan, Michael. "In Defense of Food: The Omnivore's Solutions." Kohl Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison. 24 Sept. 2009. Address.