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MLA Citation Guide: Class Notes & Presentations

This guide shows you how to cite references in current (9th edition) MLA style

Instructor's Presentation Slides (e.g. PowerPoint)

Instructor's Last Name, First Name. "Title of PowerPoint Presentation." Title of Course, Date of PowerPoint presentation, LIU Post. Microsoft PowerPoint presentation. 

Works Cited List Example

Paulson, Paul. "ANTH 110: Week 2: The Nature of Culture." Anthropology 110, 15 Jan. 2021, LIU Post. Microsoft PowerPoint presentation. 

In-Text Citation Example

(Instructor's Last Name)

Example: (Paulson, slide 5)

 Note: if you know the slide number, include it in your in-text citation. If not, leave it out.


Instructor's Notes or Handout Provided In Class

Instructor's Last Name, First Name. "Title of Handouts/Notes." Name of Course, LIU Post. Date handout was received. Course handout.

Works Cited List Example

Kurtis, Mark. "Critical Analysis." English 100, LIU Post. Received 5 May 2021. Course handout.

In-Text Citation Example

(Instructor's Last Name)

Example: (Kurtis)


Video Posted in Blackboard

Cite as you would any other video source, noting video format and Blackboard platform.

Producer's Last name, First Name. Title of Video. Video Format. Name of Course: Blackboard, Date.


Donovan, Michael. The Many Faces of Nigerian Food Answers. YouTube. HSC101: Blackboard, 5 May 2020.

In-text Citation Example   (Donovan)