This section includes symposia, dissertations, theses, and archival materials.
Freed, Barbara F., ed. Foreign Language Acquisition Research and the Classroom. Proc. of Consortium for Lang. Teaching and Learning Conf., Oct. 1989, U of Pennsylvania. Lexington: Heath, 1991. Print.
Boyle, Anthony T. "The Epistemological Evolution of Renaissance Utopian Literature, 1518-1657." Diss. New York U, 1983. Print.
Valentine, Mary-Blair Truesdell. An Investigation of Gender-Based Leadership Styles of Male and Female Officers in the United States Army. Diss. George Mason U, 1993. Ann Arbor: UMI, 1993. Print.
Speaker. “Title if any.” Meeting. Sponsoring organization. Building, City. Date. Description.
Terkel, Studs. Conf. on Coll. Composition and Communication Convention. Palmer House, Chicago. 22 Mar. 1990. Address.
Blackmun, Harry. Interview with Ted Koppel and Nina Totenberg. Nightline. ABC. WABC, New York. 5 Apr. 1994. Television.
de Vries, Joshua. Personal Interview. 15 May 2013.
Dye, Elizabeth. Telephone Interview. 24 Feb. 2012.
Writer of memo. “Title if any.” Description of memo including recipient. Date. Medium.
Scott, S. L. Memo to English dept. TAs, Southeast Missouri State U. 15 June 2013. TS.
Author. Title or description. Date/Year of composition. MS/TS Name of place housing collection, City of place housing collection.
Chaucer, Goeffrey. The Canterbury Tales. 1400-1410. MS Harley 7334. British Lib., London.
Woolf, Virginia. "To T.S. Eliot." 28 July 1920. Letter 1138 of The Letters of Virginia Woolf. Ed. Nigel Nicolson and Joanne Trautmann. Vol. 2. New York: Harcourt, 1976. 437-38. Print.
Benton, Thomas Hart. Letter to Charles Fremont. 22 June 1847. MS John Charles Fremont Papers. Southwest Museum Lib., Los Angeles.
Morrison, Toni. Letter to the author. 17 May 1999. TS.
This includes records of congress or reports issued by a department or committee.
Cong. Rec. Date: Page numbers. Medium.
Cong. Rec. 15 May 2013: 3015-24. Print.
Name of Government. Name of Agency/Department. Title of Document. City: Publisher, Year. Medium.
United States. Dept. of Labor. Child Care: A Workforce Issue. Washington: GPO, 1988. Print.
Legal material can be very complicated to cite. The MLA Handbook suggests if you are to need a lot of legal documents cited that you should reference The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation.
Do not alphabetize by the number even if it appears first, but if multiple entries begin the same, order them numerically.
21 USC. Sec. 1401a. 1988. Print.
Name of Act. Public Law #. Statues at Large vol #. pp-pp. Date enacted. Medium.
Pesticide Monitoring Improvements Act of 1988. Pub. L. 102.1412. Stat. 100-418. 23 Aug. 1988. Print.
First plaintiff v. First defendant. Volume Name pp-pp/reference #. Name of court that decided the case. Year of decision. Publication information for medium.
Stevens v. National Broadcasting Co. 148 USPQ 755. CA Super. Ct. 1966. Cornell U Law School, n.d. Web. 3 Aug. 2007.