In text Cite the name of the author/ organisation responsible for the site and the date created or last revised):(International Narcotics Control Board 1999) List of references International Narcotics Control Board 1999, United Nations, accessed 1 October 1999, UNSW library offers students access to the full text of journals articles, newspapers, and other publications through searchable databases.
They are usually accessed through the Library Resource Database, or through My Course materials.
Usually, the simplest way to do this is to put all of the source information in parentheses at the end of the sentence (i.e., just before the period).
However, as the examples below will illustrate, there are situations where it makes sense to put the parenthetical elsewhere in the sentence, or even to leave information out.
To cite a journal article from full text database In text Cite as you would a journal article:(Nicholls 2006, p.
171)(Holmes 2004)Articles retrieved from databases are usually in pdf form and have page numbers.Journals in full text databases are usually available via subscription by the library.For this reason, cite the database name and the date of access.List of references Nicholls, D 2006, "Does the meaning mean a thing?": Johnny Young's hit songs of the 60s-70s', To cite a thesis accessed through a database In text Cite author, date, page number:(Lee 2005 p.Guidelines for referring to the works of others in your text using MLA style are covered throughout the MLA Handbook and in chapter 7 of the MLA Style Manual.Both books provide extensive examples, so it's a good idea to consult them if you want to become even more familiar with MLA guidelines or if you have a particular reference question.Romantic poetry is characterized by the "spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings" (Wordsworth 263).Both citations in the examples above, (263) and (Wordsworth 263), tell readers that the information in the sentence can be located on page 263 of a work by an author named Wordsworth.In such cases, give the page number of your edition (making sure the edition is listed in your Works Cited page, of course) followed by a semicolon, and then the appropriate abbreviations for volume (vol.), book (bk.), part (pt.), chapter (ch.), section (sec.), or paragraph (par.).For example: See also our page on documenting periodicals in the Works Cited.