- The purpose of the citation is to give credit to the author and to enable the reader to retrieve the work cited again. Keep this in mind: Is the information you are providing accurate and complete? Will the reader be able to return to the source you are citing?
- Punctuation and capitalization in electronic addresses are vital in allowing the reader to return to the site. Check this carefully (or cut and paste it directly).
- Most databases provide cut and paste citation for you to use. You MAY copy these directly.
When referencing a Newsela article, use the following MLA format:
Original Author's Last Name, First Name, and Additional Author(s). "Title of Article." Title
of Newspaper via Newsela. Edited by Newsela Staff, Version Lexile, Date