how do you make a workcited page in mla format for a interview
Last , First . Personal interview . Date .
Person-interviewed , John . ” Interview Title .” Interview by Jeff Interviewer . Website Title . Publisher , Date published . Web. Date accessed .
Blackmun, Harry. Interview with Ted Koppel and Nina Totenberg. Nightline, ABC, WABC, 5 Apr. 1994.
Important: Always begin your citation with the name of the person interviewed as the author, followed by the title of the interview (if there is any). The interviewer’s name may be included if it is relevant (style.mla.org/category/ask-the-mla/?s=interview).
Date: 15 Mar. 2016.
List the date of the interview using the appropriate abbreviation for the month. End citation with a period.
Author: Olsen, Mary.
Provide the last name and first name of the person you interviewed, followed by a period.
Smith, Helen. E-mail interview. Conducted by Rachel Green, 6 June 2017.
If the interview did not take place on a single day, style the dates as shown in our post on citing an interview that occurred on more than one day.
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The MLA citation for a personal interview should follow this format:
APA does not require you to list a personal interview in your References list. All you need to do is include a parenthetical citation in the body of the paper, using this format:
If the Personal Communication has been archived, (i.e. oral histories) then include the information on the Reference page.
Mark Johnson says. (personal communication, April 15, 2010)
Creating a Works Cited using MLA 8th edition is straightforward once you understand what MLA calls “core elements” and “containers.”
- Title of source.
- Title of container,
- Other contributors,
- Publication date,
A. P. Smith also claimed that many of her students had difficulties with APA style (personal communication, November 3, 2002).
“No personal communication is included in your reference list; instead, parenthetically cite the communicator’s name, the phrase “personal communication,” and the date of the communication in your main text only.” Shown below are two examples of this: