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MLA 8 Citation Style: Database Article with More Than Three Authors

WCCC Student's Guide to MLA 8

MLA Citation -- Database Articles With More Than Two Authors

Note: When you have multiple authors for an article, cite them in the same order as they appear on the article. For the URL, use the Permalink URL available when viewing the article.

Works Cited List Format

Last name of first author, First name of second author, et al. “Title of Article.” Title of Journal, Volume

     number, Issue number, Date, Page(s). Name of Database, DOI or URL. Accessed Date.

In-Text Citation Format

(Last name of first author et al. p. #)


Works Cited List Example

Millea, Meghan, et al. “What Matters in College Student Success? Determinants of College Retention and

     Graduation Rates.” Education, vol. 138, no. 4, Summer 2018, pp. 309–322. EBSCOhost,

     search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=fth&AN=130165011&site=eds-live. Accessed 21 Jan.

     2019.

In-Text Citation Example

(Millea et al. 310)

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