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MLA Style

A guide to MLA style citations for Lincoln Christian University students.

Theses & Dissertations

MLA indicates theses, dissertations and DMin projects should be cited just like a print book.  The institution which granted the degree and the description are considered optional elements and placed after the citation separated with a comma.

WC: Windham, R. Neal. On Forming Leaders for Ministry in the Postmodern World: A Model Based on the Writings of Henri J. M. Nouwen. 2006. Azusa Pacific U, doctoral dissertation.

P: (Windham 120)

When citing a thesis or doctoral project found in an online database, provide the name of the database and URL or DOI at the end. Include the access data according to your professor's preference.

WC: Williamson, Paul A. Missionary Self-identification in Muslim Contexts. 2007. Dallas Theological Seminary, master's thesis. Retrieved from Theological Research Exchange Network, Accessed 8 November 2018.

P: (Williamson 55)