A work note: basic rules carry over from one referencing situation to another, even if no specific sample is provided below for example, you reference multiple authors with more than one work cited just like a single author with multiple works cited consult the latest edition of the mla handbook if you are unsure of how to. (no comma between the author and page number commas and periods go outside of inline quotes) works cited list (lots of tricky details sort alphabetically by author, not by the order the quotes appear in your paper) for the most complete information, check your campus library or writing center for the mla handbook for. Below are standard formats and examples for basic bibliographic information recommended by the modern language association (mla) for more information on the mla format, see http://wwwmlaorg/style_faq basics your list of works cited should begin at the end of the paper on a new page with the centered title,. Double-space the entire research paper, including quotations, notes, and the list of works cited indent the first line of a paragraph half an inch from the left margin indent set-off quotations half an inch as well (for examples, see 76–80 in the mla handbook) leave one space after a period or other concluding punctuation. Based on the mla handbook, 8th edition, 2016 some general rules in-text citations authors titles dates volume and issue numbers page numbers citing a source within a source dois and urls works cited list examples articles academic journals magazines newspapers encyclopedia articles book, film,.
Read here to learn about mla works cited lists, how to make an works cited list, and works cited examples. Sample paper & works cited list mla sample paper template this sample paper includes a sample assignment page with example of how to include your student information and a works cited list in mla format it can be used as a template to set up your assignment. Information you use in your paper the proper use of a citation format such as mla can help you avoid plagiarism parenthetical citations within the text of your paper let your reader know when you've used information from another source the parenthetical citation corresponds to a source listed on your works cited page. Quick rules for an mla works cited page your research paper ends with a list of all the sources cited in the text of the paper this is called a works cited page here are eight quick rules for this list: start a new page for your works cited list ( eg, if your paper is 4 pages long, start your works cited list on.
Murdoch university research repository, researchrepositorymurdocheduau/id/ eprint/454/ courtright, jeffrey l, and peter m smudde power and public relations the international encyclopedia of communication edited by wolfgang donsbach, blackwell publishing, 2008 blackwell reference online dollimore. Works cited, references, or bibliography sample page adams, paul “furious arafat is freed” globe and mail [toronto] 2 may 2002: a1+ “beginner tip: presenting your page with style” webmaster tips newsletter july 2000 netmechanic 13 oct 2002.
Confused on how to structure your works cited page and bibliography for your research paper this guide covers how to construct a reference page for mla and apa. Mla (modern language association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities this resource mla handbook (8th ed), offers examples for the general format of mla research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the works cited page. The formats shown below for works cited pages reflect the mla (modern language association) style this style is widely used by schools and colleges, especially in the humanities departments the formats shown for reference pages are from the apa (american psychological association) which is used for papers within.
The layout for works cited pages follows the same as previous mla pages double spaced (including each citation) [see example] times new roman & 12 pt the page needs to contain the following: o use the words : works cited § centered § top of the page § double spaced o student's last name and page # in. The most common way to cite sources is to use a works cited or references list at the end of your research paper works cited is the title of your list of citations when using the mla (modern language association) format the title references is used when citing sources using apa (american.
Research paper faq how to write a general research paper argumentative research paper plagiarism using search engines wisely evaluating web sources: is it flawed mla style diagrams for citations » formatting a works cited page and paper using sources correctly works cited entries in- text. Citation machine™ helps students and professionals properly credit the information that they use cite sources in apa, mla, chicago, turabian, and harvard for free. The following two sample research papers are typical of the papers that might be submitted in different kinds of courses reading these in english literature this paper, on jane austen's mansfield park and the courtship novel, features examples of how to use notes in mla style, cite a dictionary definition, and more.