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MLA 8th Edition Style Guide - Interviews

Published Interview (Print or Broadcast)

Examples:

Kagan, Elena. “Kagan’s Teachers.” Interview by Bryan A. Garner. ABA Journal, vol. 98, no. 9, Sept. 2012, pp. 25-26. JSTOR Journals, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,guest&custid=sacram&groupid=main&profile=eds&direct=true&db=edsjsr&AN=edsjsr.23423755&site=eds-live&scope=site. Accessed 15 Sept. 2016.


Sotomayor, Sonia. “Sonia Manzano & Justice Sonia Sotomayor.” Interview by Sonia Manzano. Death, Sex, and Money Podcast, 14 Sept. 2016, WNYC, www.wnyc.org/story/sonia-manzano-sonia-sotomayor-death-sex-money. Accessed 16 Sept. 2016.

 

Interview on Website

If the website name is essentially the same as the publisher, there is no need to list it twice.

Examples:

Zinkievich, Craig. Interview by Gareth Von Kallenbach. Skewed & Reviewed, 27 Apr. 2009, www.arcgames.com/en/games/star-trek-online/news/detail/1056940-skewed-%2526-reviewed-interviews-craig. Accessed 15 Mar. 2015.


Green, John. Interview by Jade Chang. Goodreads, Dec. 2012, www.goodreads.com/interviews/show/828.John_Green. Accessed 6 May 2016.

Interview Conducted by You

Add the descriptive phrase, Personal interview, after the interviewee's name. 

Examples:

Bush, Edward. Personal interview, 18 Aug. 2016.


Adkins, Nina. Personal interview, 15 Nov. 2015.

Email Interview

Email interviews should use the same format as an email citation.

Examples:

Bond, Emily. “Re: Interview about Library Study Rooms.” Received by Josh Jones, 15 Sept. 2016.


Perez, Rochelle. “RE: How Library Instruction Helps Promote Student Success.” Received by Jennifer Baca, 25 Aug. 2016.

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