How to cite a lecture in MLA
- Lecture titles and event names. The title of the lecture appears in quotation marks.
- Lecture locations. Often the location of the lecture will appear in the venue name.
- Descriptive labels. A short descriptive label (e.g.
- MLA in-text citation for a lecture.
Other Question and Answers that can be helpful for you
1. How to quote a professor lecture?
- The professor’s name (last name, first name)
- The type of communication (such as “Personal interview,” “Classroom presentation,” or “Personal letter”)
- The date (in day, month, year format)
- If the document is written, add the medium (“MS” for manuscript [handwritten] or “TS” for a typed document)
2. How to create a MLA citation?
- Align the title to the center of the document
- Add a one-inch margin below the top edge of the paper
- Do not bold, italicize, or underline the title
- The title should be the same size and style as the rest of the document (12-point font)
- Place a double space between the title and the first citation on the page
3. How do you cite a paper in MLA format?
- Essays. MLA recommends that when dividing an essay into sections you number those sections with an Arabic number and a period followed by a space and the section name.
- Sample Section Headings.
4. How do I cite a copy of a speech?
Method 2 Method 2 of 4: Following APA Format
- Look for a transcript of the speech in a book or journal. In APA, you don’t cite a speech itself.
- Start with the author’s name for a video or website. You should always put the last name first and in alphabetical order.
- Include the year and month of the speech was uploaded in parentheses.
- Write the title of the speech in italics.