Students using MLA citations should treat Actively Learn as an online database. Students should reference our credit and publication info in our articles to help provide information about the text's original copyright holder like source, original publisher, and original publication date. When citing an online database try listing as much of the following information as possible:
- Translator (if applicable)
- Original Source (if provided)
- Original Publisher (if provided)
- Original Publication Date (if provided)
- Online database name
- Online database URL
- Online database date of access (optional)
Here is how your citation will look (replace all of the bold text with the appropriate information from the material you are citing):
Author. Title. Translated by Translator (if applicable). Original Source, original publisher, original publication date (if provided). Actively Learn, URL. Accessed Date of Access (optional).
Example 1: No original publication info provided, or originally published on Actively LearnActively Learn Staff. "Student Guide: 9 tips for “working from home”." CommonLit, https://read.activelylearn.com/#student/reader/2013541/notes. Accessed March 10, 2020.
Example 2: Some original publication info provided by Actively LearnHughes, Langston. “Mother to Son.” 1994. Actively Learn, https://read.activelylearn.com/#student/reader/201485/notes. Accessed April 3, 2020.
Example 3: All original publication info provided by Actively LearnGansworth, Eric. “Don’t Pass Me By.” Fresk Ink, Ember/Random House, 2019. Actively Learn, https://read.activelylearn.com/#student/reader/163728/notes. Accessed January 13, 2020.
Example 4: Translated textOvid. "Narcissus and Echo." Translated by Brookes More. Actively Learn, https://read.activelylearn.com/#student/reader/294837/notes. Accessed March 16, 2020.