Use the following template or our MLA Citation Generator to cite a journal article. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname, Author Forename. "Title." Publication Title, Volume number, Issue number, Publication date, Page numbers, Website or Database (if applicable), DOI/Permalink/URL.

Example:

Cano, Marina. "Transnational Feminism and Spanish Magazines at the Turn of the Century." Modernism/Modernity, vol. 28, no. 1, Jan. 2021, pp. 47-65. Project Muse, https://doi.org/10.1353/mod.2021.0016.
**Note that if using a DOI, new MLA 9th Edition guidelines state that "https://" should be included as part of the DOI address.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template:

(Author Surname)

Example:

"The importance of such international connections for a better understanding of the history of modern feminism has already been established," (Cano).

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