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Formatting a Media Citation Slide

Media citations should be placed on a slide(s) at the end of your presentation. Label the slide Images Cited or Media Cited (for multimedia works).


Formatting a Media Citation Slide (MLA8)

Media citations should be placed on a slide(s) at the end of your presentation.                  Label the slide Media Citations or Image Citations.

Title slide does not count as first slide, except if it has an image.
Do not use bullets on Works Cited and Media Cited slides
Image or Media Cited  slide should follow Works Cited slide.

  Other accompanying visual aids (posters, handouts, pamphlets) need to be cited on the front or back of the visual aid.

 Media Cited

Slide 1 (Example Citation of Photograph from Book)

Photograph of Mount Vernon House at Broad and Huntington Streets. Circa 1940, The Day.                          Images of America: Reinventing New London,  Compiled by John J. Ruddy, Arcadia                        Publishing, 2000, p. 109.

Slide 2 (Example Citation of Digital Image from an online Digital Archive)

"Four open cars in front of the New London Railway Barn." The Shoreline Trolley Museum,                   ,                                             BERA Library #P2030. Accessed 3 March 2019.

Slide 3 (Example Citation of Digital Image from Website)

Anderson, Kraig. "Lens from New London Lighthouse." Lighthouse Friends: New London Ledge                     Lighthouse.  2019.                                                     Accessed 25 March 2019.

Slide 3 (Example of personal photograph)

Garde Arts Center, New London, CT. Photograph by Regina Ewing. 25 March 2019.


Examples of Common Citations

Citing a Book:

Decker, Robert Owen. The Whaling City.  The Pequot Press, 1976. 

Citing an electronic book:

Caulkins, Frances Manwaring. New London, CT : from the first survey of the coast in 1612 to                1852. Published by author,1860.  Google Books.                               id=QO0nAQAAMAAJ&dq=the+history+of+new+london&source=gbs_navlinks_s.                        Accessed 15 March 2019.

Citing a Periodical Publication in an Online Database:

Somin, IIya. "What If Kelo V. City of New London Had Gone the Other Way?" Indiana Law             Review, vol. 45, no. 1, Dec 2011, pp. 21-39. EBSCOhost, 0-                                                                                      direct=true&db=a9h&AN=69713616&site=eds-live.


MLA 8 On the Web

MLA 8 Guides

What's New in MLA8

  • Single format for all sources
  • Pseudonyms for authors names 
  • Omitting city of publication
  • Adding URLS, omitting http:// and https://
  • Accessed date (recommended by Mitchell College Library)

MLA Handbook

The OWL web site is an excellent resource, but not all examples are represented.  You may be referred to the print version, which is available upon request at the Library Service Desk.