Above you'll find out more about accidental plagiarism and get our top pieces of advice to help you try to avoid violating the academic honesty policy by mistake. (as a bonus, most of these tips will also make your paper better in other ways!)
If you want to take a deeper dive to feel more comfortable with MLA, try our interactive tutorial (Will take roughly 20-35 minutes to complete). This will give you hands-on experience creating in-text and full citations in MLA style for most source types (articles, books, films, and websites).
MLA Citation Resources Online:
Questions about other styles? Eloise is happy to help!
Citing a photograph or work of art directly
Format: ArtistLastname, First. Title of Work. Year, Location, City.
Goya, Francisco. The Family of Charles IV. 1800, Museo del Prado, Madrid.
Citing an image found on a website
Format: CreatorLastname, First. “Title of the digital image.” Title of Website, Publisher, Publication date, URL. Access Date.
(Note: If the image has no title, you may describe it but don't use quotation marks ("")
Vasquez, Gary A. Photograph of Coach K with Team USA. NBC Olympics, USA Today Sports, 5 Aug. 2016, www.nbcolympics.com/news/rio-olympics-coach-ks-toughest-test-or-lasting-legacy. Accessed 24 April 2018.
Gilpin, Laura. “Terraced Houses, Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico.” Library of Congress, Reproduction no. LC-USZ62-102170, 1939, www.loc.gov/pictures/item/90716883/. Accessed 26 April 2018.