Cite a Multimedia Encyclopedia

By Joanne Petit, last updated at 2012-02-7

Smith, John. "Trees in South America." Encyclopedia America. CD-ROM. To. 1.0. Boston: American Media, 2009.

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Write the following year of publication, followed by a period.

Smith, John. "Trees in South America." Encyclopedia America. CD-ROM. To. 1.0. Boston: American Media,

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Write the name of the publisher or vendor name next, followed by a comma.

Smith, John. "Trees in South America." Encyclopedia America. CD-ROM. To. 1.0. Boston:

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Write the city of the upcoming release, followed by a colon.

Smith, John. "Trees in South America." Encyclopedia America. CD-ROM. To. 1.0.

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Write the version of the following CD-ROM.

Smith, John. "Trees in South America." Encyclopedia Britannica. CD-ROM.

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Write the middle of the multimedia encyclopedia. This example is for a CD-ROM

Smith, John. "Trees in South America." Encyclopedia Britannica.

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Write the title of the publication next reference.

"Trees in South America."

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Smith, John. "Trees in South America."

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Find the name of the author, if available. If the article is not signed, then the item first to write is the title of the article. Be sure to put the name of the author of the first. Also, be sure to pay close attention to punctuation in the following examples.

Open the CD-ROM multimedia encyclopedia source for the article to be cited.

In writing research papers, it is imperative that sources are properly cited in a document and on the works cited page. Writing a MLA citation that appears on a Works Cited page for a source multimedia encyclopedia that can be done in just a few quick steps.


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