MLA Citations of Emails, Online Records
October 29, 2008 12:21 PM   Subscribe

What is the proper MLA citation format (parenthetical and works cited list) for these internet-related sources?

- an email exchange between myself and another person
- records obtained from a geneology website (passenger logs, divorce records, etc.)
- an article published online that is a revised version of a print magazine article
posted by Awkward Philip to Writing & Language (3 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
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posted by at 12:29 PM on October 29, 2008

Best answer: E-mail works cited:

[Writer]. "Message title." E-mail to [receiver]. [Date].


Bloggs, Joe. "Lolz." E-mail to Jackie S. Truman. 22 August 2012.

For any source that doesn't have page numbers, MLA style recommends including the name of the person in text rather than in parentheses:

Joe Bloggs notes that...
posted by Paragon at 12:49 PM on October 29, 2008

For genealogical citations, I always recommend Elizabeth Shown Mills' Evidence Explained.
posted by Knappster at 12:54 PM on October 29, 2008

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