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MLA Citation Guide

Other Sources

These are other types of sources that you may need to cite in a paper. Remember to leave out any unnecessary elements from MLA's citation template.

Citation Examples

Personal Interview

Interviewee Last name, First name. Interview. By Your First name Last name. Day Month Year of interview.‚Äč

Smith, Jane. Interview. By John Doe. 18 Nov. 2017.

Class Lecture / Class Notes

Instructor’s Last Name, First Name. Lecture on Topic. Name of Course, Day Month Year of class lecture, Name of College, City. Title of Website [if online], URL [if online].

Jarvis, Mark. Lecture on Picture Books. LT 260: Children’s Literature, 13 Feb. 2018, Butler Community College, El Dorado.

Artwork or Museum Artifact Viewed in Person

Artist Last Name, First Name [if available]. Name of Artwork/Artifict. Date artwork/artifact was created, Name of Museum, City of Museum.

Cassatt, Mary. Mother and Child. c. 1890, Wichita Art Museum, Wichita.

Miró, Joan. Personnages Oiseaux (Bird People). 1977-78, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita.

Advertisement in a Print Periodical

Title or Description of Advertisement. Title of Magazine/Newspaper, vol. x if available, no. x if available, Day Month Year of publication, p. x.

Advertisement for Samuel Hubbard Shoemakers. Men’s Health, Nov. 2017, p. 31.

Advertisement for SunGroup Auction. Butler County Times-Gazette, vol. 5, no. 112, 19 July 2018, p. A10.

Movie - Physical Media

Director Last name, First name, director. Title of Film. Written by/Performance by/Other creative role by First Name Last Name, Production Company, Release date. Media format.

Dugan, Dennis, director. Grown Ups. Performance by Adam Sandler, Happy Madison Productions, 2010. DVD.

Garland, Alex, director. Annihilation. Performances by Natalie Portman and Jennifer Jason Leigh, Scott Rudin Productions / DNA Films, 2018. Blu-ray.

Episode of a TV Show - Physical Media

“Episode Title.” Title of TV Show, created by First Name Last Name, directed by/performance by/other creative role by First Name Last Name, episode x, Production Company, Air date, disc x [if multi-disc set]. Format.

“Offred.” The Handmaid’s Tale: Season One, created by Bruce Miller, directed by Reed Morano, episode 1, MGM Television, 2017, disc 1. DVD.

“Standing Up in the Milky Way.” Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, presented by Neil deGrasse Tyson, episode 1, Cosmos Studios / Fuzzy Door Productions, 2014, disc 1. DVD.