Answered By: Jennifer Harris Last Updated: Sep 27, 2018 Views: 558
According to the MLA Handbook 8th ed. if a source explicitly uses paragraph numbers instead of page numbers, include the abbreviation par. or pars (56-57).
(Chan, par. 2)
Corresponding Works Cited entry:
Chan, Evans. "Postmodernism and Hong Kong Cinema." Postmodern Culture, vol. 10 no. 3, May 2000.
if a source does not have page numbers or paragraph numbers do not include any numbers at all - do not count the paragraphs yourself.
NOTE: It is never appropriate to use the page numbers of web pages that are printed.
If the source is a video, you can give the time or range of time in the in-text citation.
("Moving Day" 00:26:17-52).
Corresponding Works Cited entry (see page 43):
"Moving Day." How I Met Your Mother, created by Craig Thomas and Carter Bays, performance by Josh Radnor, season 2, episode 18, CBS Television Network, 19 May 2007.
- MLA Guide (Shapiro Library)
- MLA (8th Ed.) Research Paper Basics (Atomic Learning - log in using your SNHU email username and password)
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This information is intended to be a guideline, not expert advice. Please be sure to speak to your professor about the appropriate way to cite a source with no page numbers in your class assignments and projects.
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