The MLA 8th ed. does not provide rules for citing specific types of resources. They provide a universal set of guidelines for any type of material based based on the core elements. The examples provided in this libguide were created by a Langara College librarian and follow this format.
There is no need to repeat the citation in the Works Cited if the source is cited directly below each image included. Refer to the artwork by figure number in the body of the essay.
You are permitted to include any Artstor image in your assignments as long as it’s not posted on an unrestricted website. Under fair dealing and educational exception, you can generally include an image found on the web in your assignments. For more details, see Copyright at Langara on the Library’s Website.
In-text reference example: Elvis I and Elvis II (see fig. 2) repeats the same pattern as…
Fig. 1. Warhol, Andy. Marilyn Diptych. 1962. Tate Galleries, www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/warhol-marilyn-diptych-t03093. Accessed 23 Aug. 2017.
Fig. 2. Warhol, Andy. Elvis I and Elvis II. 1964, University of Californai, San Diego. ARtstor, library.artstor.org/#/asset/ARTSTOR_103_41822001637592. Accessed 23 Aug. 2017.
Fraser, Andrea and Allen McCollum. May I Help You? 1991, Franklin Furnace Archive. Artstor, library.artstor.org/#/asset/AFURNACEIG_10313902951. Accessed 23 Jan. 2017.
(Fraser and McCollum)
McNally, Joe. Picture of Micro Air Vehicle. “Data Drones,” by Stuart Thorton, 5 May 2014. National Geographic, www.nationalgeographic.org/news/data-drones/. Accessed 22 May 2018.
Note: For assignments that include a visit to an exhibition.
Wall text for Title of Work, by Artist Name (if applicable). Title of Exhibition, Exhibition Date, Gallery or Museum Name, Location.
Wall text for A Rushing Sea of Undergrowth, by Emily Carr. Emily Carr: Into the Forest, May 13–Dec. 13 2017, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
Go Do Some Great Thing: The Black Pioneers of British Columbia. Directed by Anthony F. Brown, Brownie Productions, 2004.
(Go Do 00:22:10-17)
MLA Handbook, 8th ed., p. 24.
2046. Block 2 Pictures, 2004, Criterion-on-Demand. media2.criterionpic.com/htbin/wwform/006?T=MON1001. Accessed 21 Mar. 2017.
It is optional to include additional roles such as performers etc. if their participation is important to your research or the identification of the work.
Griggs, Ben. A Day in the Life of a Librarian. YouTube, 1 Oct. 2013, www.youtube.com/watch? V=Mcn-B7X7HwQ. Accessed 9 Oct. 2017.
Robideau, Henri. The Big Dig. Vimeo, uploaded by Henri Robideau, 2018, vimeo.com/99195180. Accessed 4 Apr. 2017.
Balkissoon, Denise and Hannah Sung. "The Only One." Colour Code, episode 7, The Globe and Mail, 17 Oct. 2016, www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/colour-code-podcast-race-incanada/article31494658/. Accessed 3 Feb. 2017.
(Balkissoon and Sung 00:14:11-39)
MLA Style Center: Podcast