The 8th edition of the MLA Handbook recommends using the following core elements in every citation. If elements are missing from the source, they should be omitted from the citation.
For online sources:
Author Last, First. Title of Website. Website Owner, Year, Stable URL.
Kraizer, Sherryll. Safe Child. Coalition for Children, 2008, www.safechild.org.
"Title of Web page." Title of Website, Date day Mon. year, Stable URL.
"Several Injured in Wrong-Way Crash on FDR: NYPD." NBCNewYork.com, 13 Nov. 2014, www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/NYC-FDR-Drive-East-Side-Highway-Wrong-Way-Crash-Traffic-Jam-282538721.html.
Author Last, First. (username if applicable). "Title of Post." Title of Blog, Date day Mon. year, Stable URL.
Whitehead, Tiffany. (librariantiff). "Interacting with Non-Fiction Text." Mighty Little Librarian, 27 Oct. 2015, http://www.mightylittlelibrarian.com/?p=1328.
Creator. "Title of Video." YouTube, Date, Stable URL.
Iowa Women's Basketball. "University of Iowa Campus All-Access Tour." YouTube, 21 Aug. 2014, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HeJ3u6SGb7M.
Post Author. "Title of Post." Facebook, Date day Mon. year, stable URL.
TIME. "Angela Merkel is TIME's 2015 Person of the Year." Facebook, 9 Dec. 2015, www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=angela%20merkel%20is%20time%27s%202015%20person%20of%20the%20year
Some examples courtesy of Penn State University Libraries
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