Art Citation Guide – MLA: Labels, captions, and supply information

MLA: Labels, captions, and source information

Pictures look straight embedded into the document, except into the full instance of manuscripts which can be being ready for book. (For planning manuscripts with artistic materials for publication, see Note on Manuscripts below.) Each example must come with a label, a true quantity, a caption and/or source information.

  • The example label and number must always come in two places: the document text that is maine.g. see fig. 1) and close to the example itself (Fig. 1).
  • Captions offer titles or notes that are explanatory.
  • Supply information paperwork will constantly rely upon the medium regarding the supply illustration. You do not need to provide this information on the Works Cited page if you provide source information with all of your illustrations.


    All visuals/illustrations which are not tables or musical rating examples ( ag e.g. maps, diagrams, maps, v >Figures Example

Some visitors discovered Harry’s battle that is final Voldemort a dissatisfaction, and recently, the podcast, MuggleCast debated the topic (see fig. 2).

Figure caption (below a podcast that is embedded for the document to be looked at electronically):

Fig. 2. Harry Potter and Voldemort last battle debate from Andrew Sims et al.; “Show 166”; MuggleCast;, 19 Dec. 2008,


  • The descriptor Example just relates to musical pictures (e.g.