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MLA8 Guide: TITLE of SOURCE

MLA8 Title

Italics or Quotation Marks?

A book should be in italics:

Henley, Patricia. The Hummingbird House. MacMurray, 1999.  

A website should be in italics:

Lundman, Susan. "How to Make Vegetarian Chili." eHow, www.ehow.com/how_10727_make-vegetarian-chili.html.

A periodical (journal, magazine, newspaper article) should be in quotation marks:

Bagchi, Alaknanda. "Conflicting Nationalisms: The Voice of the Subaltern in Mahasweta Devi's Bashai Tudu." Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature, vol. 15, no. 1, 1996, pp. 41-50.

A song or piece of music or album should be in quotation marks:

Beyoncé. "Pray You Catch Me." LemonadeParkwood Entertainment, 2016, www.beyonce.com/album/lemonade-visual-album/.

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Credit

Examples on this page are from Utica College