The Latino Muslim Voice

Reprinting and Citing Articles

Material from LADO's online newsletter may be reprinted without charge with attribution to the newsletter and author. Bylined material must also be attributed to the author. Permission is required before reprinting. Editted material must be be approved by the author and publication. Accurate and verifiable reasons for reprinting requests must be provided. Material may not be used for commercial purposes. This release does not apply to photographs, cartoons, or reprints (including but not limited to articles, stories, and poems) from other publications. All material found in LADO's online newsletter is available purely for educational, noncommercial purposes. This disclaimer is subject to change, and changes to the disclaimer are retroactive in effect.

One of the most common ways to cite articles is by using the MLA style. You may choose to cite from the LADO newsleter and all applicable web pages found on the LADO website using the MLA style. This form of citation does not apply to reprinted information. Most reprinted information will contain a website and publication name, and you should cite from those references. Using MLA style, you would cite an article found on LADO's newsletter as follows in your Works Cited page. You may want to use to search for the keywords "online citations" or visit online MLA guide to learn how to reference (such as quoting and paraphrasing) online articles within your own articles.

Author's name (last name first). Document title. Publication name. Date of Internet publication. Date of access. Website of the document accessed. For example:

Landsburg, Steven E. "Who Shall Inherit the Earth?" Slate 1 May 1997. 1 Oct. 1999 < Economics.asp>.

Joyce, Michael. "On the Birthday of the Stranger (in Memory of John Hawkes)." Evergreen Review 5 Mar. 1999. 12 May 1999 <>.

Alvarado, Juan. "The LADO Genesis." The Latino Muslim Voice April-June 2005. 10 July 2005 <>.

Using a parenthetical citation. To identify the source of a quotation, paraphrase, or summary, place the author's last name in parentheses after the cited material.

"Parents know in advance, and with near certainty, that they will be addicted to their children" (Landsburg).

In response to Victor Brombert's 1990 MLA presidential address on the "politics of critical language," one correspondent suggests that "some literary scholars envy the scientists their wonderful jargon with its certainty and precision and thus wish to emulate it by creating formidably technical-sounding words of their own" (Mitchell).