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MLA 8th ed Faculty Toolbox: Multimedia

Learn what is NEW about using MLA style in the 8th edition!


Multimedia Basic Format:

Author/Creator Last Name, First Name. Media title or Description. Publisher, Publication date. Website, URL.

Author/Creator Last Name, First Name. "Media title." Work or Series Title, Number, Publisher, Publication date. Website, URL.

(Do not include http:// or https:// in the URL)


"Four Weddings and a Funeral (Minus Three Weddings and a Funeral)." Happy Endings, season 2, episode 21, Sony

         Pictures Television, 04 Apr. 2012. Hulu,,p20,s2,d0.

Lamar, Kendrick. "King Kunta." To Pimp a Butterfly, Aftermath / Interscope, 2015,

National Geographic. Photo of Bering Sea. Instagram, photographed by Corey Arnold, 2 Apr. 2017, 

Please note for National Geographic Instagram photo example above:

If no title is available, create a simple description and do not place it in italics or quotation marks.

Sarkeesian, Anita. "The Manic Pixie Dream Girl." Feminist Frequency, 22 Mar. 2011. YouTube,

Schinsky, Rebecca Joines and Amanda Nelson. "The Internet Illuminati." The Book Riot Podcast, no. 139, Book Riot,

         11 January 2016,

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