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MLA Style (7th Ed.): Other Sources

Published Interviews (5.7.7)

 Gordimer, Nadine. Interview. New York Times 10 Oct. 1991, late ed.:

         C25. Print.

Interviews Conducted by Yourself (5.7.7)

Rewniak, Christine. Personal interview. 4 June 2010.

Brochures/Pamphlets (5.5.19)

McPherson, Cathy. Responding to the Abuse of People with Disabilities.

         Toronto: Advocacy Resource Centre for the Handicapped, 1990. Print.

 Treat a pamphlet as you would a book. (See p. 174, MLA Handbook, 2009)

Advertisements (5.7.10)

Westjet. Advertisement. Maclean’s 18 May 2009: 35. Print.

Email (5.9.9j)

Greve, Miranda. “Potential topics.” Message to the author. 18 June 2009.



Athar, Sohaib (ReallyVirtual). “Helicopter hovering above Abbottabad at 1AM

          (is a rare event).” 1 May 2011, 3:58 p.m. Tweet.

Begin the entry with the author’s real name and the user name (in parentheses) if both are known and they differ.  If only the user name is known, give it by itself.  Provide the entire text of the tweet in quotation marks, without changing the capitalization, and the date and time of the message. (MLA Website, 2012)

Photographs (Internet) (5.6.2d)

Oliver, Dana. Firefighter. 14 Nov. 2009. FineArtAmerica. Fine Art America. Web.

      25 Oct. 2015.

Course Pack, Journal Article Reprinted in

Johnson, Victor. “A Labour of Love?:  Mothers and Emotion Work.” British

         Journal of Midwifery 17.10 (2009): 636-640. Rpt. in NURS 3130:

          Supplementary Readings. Coquitlam, BC: Douglas College, 2009.

          20-34. Print.

The MLA manual does not provide instructions of how to cite course packs and course notes.  The above are just  possible formats to follow.  You need to use your own judgement.  We suggest you check with your instructor first.

Course Notes on a Web Site/Blackboard Site

 Domansky, Walter. “Key Points.” CRIM 1101 Comparative Justice Systems.

          Course Blackboard page. Douglas College, Criminology Dept.,

          Sept. – Dec. 2009. Web. 21 Sept. 2009.

Class Notes

Hawkins, David. “Hidden Components of Hidden Behaviour.” ENGL 1130

          Academic Writing. Douglas College, Coquitlam. 18 June 2011.

         Class Notes.


Lectures, Speeches or Readings (5.7.11)

Cannon, Dolores. “Hypnotic Alignment as Therapy.” Douglas College, New

      Westminster, B.C. 16 Dec. 2013. Lecture.