How do you MLA cite a link?

How do you MLA cite a link?

Author’s Last name, First name. Title of the Article or Individual Page. Title of the Website, Name of the Publisher, Date of Publication in Day Month Year format, URL.

Is a DOI the same as a URL?

A DOI is a unique alphanumeric string that identifies content and provides a persistent link to its location on the internet. A URL specifies the location of digital information on the internet and can be found in the address bar of your internet browser.

How do I find the DOI of a URL?

Where can I find the DOI?In most recently published articles, the DOI will be printed with the article itself, usually on the first page somewhere, or in the header or footer.If the DOI isn’t on the article, look it up on the website (use the “Search Metadata” option).

Is an ISBN the same as a DOI?

DOI and ISBN are two different identification numbers and can not be translated into each other. A (digital) book need not have a DOI number, and e.g. a journal article that has a DOI need not have an ISBN number.

What if an article has no DOI?

If there is no DOI number for an online article you found on the open web, use the direct URL of the article in your reference entry. If there is no DOI number for an online article you found in a common academic research database, there is no need to include additional electronic retrieval information.

What does it mean if an article doesn’t have a DOI?

If your journal article does not have a DOI and was retrieved from a subscription-based research database, provide the author, date, title, and periodical information only, which means the reference ends with the page range (American Psychological Association, 2020, p. 299). For example: Lastname, A.

What is not considered a scholarly source?

Non scholarly sources inform and entertain the public (e.g. popular sources such as newspapers, magazines) or allow practitioners to share industry, practice, and production information (e.g. trade sources such as non-refereed journals published for people working in the teaching profession).

Is CNN a scholarly source?

Serious magazine articles are still usually written by journalists and are therefore not necessarily experts on the topics about which they are writing. Or, if popular magazines are E! News, and serious magazines are CNN, then scholarly journals are PBS; not a lot of flash but a lot of information.

What qualifies as a scholarly source?

Scholarly sources are written by academics and other experts and contribute to knowledge in a particular field by sharing new research findings, theories, analyses, insights, news, or summaries of current knowledge. Scholarly sources can be either primary or secondary research.

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