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MLA Format How to create your Works Cited list…. Works Cited Set Up Title “Works Cited” is centered Typed, size 12 font (Times New Roman or Calibri) 1.

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1 MLA Format How to create your Works Cited list…

2 Works Cited Set Up Title “Works Cited” is centered Typed, size 12 font (Times New Roman or Calibri) 1 inch left & right margins Double-spaced Resources listed alphabetically Each entry should have hanging indents if it goes over one line Article titles in quotations/ book & magazines in italics

3 What is a hanging indent? A hanging indent is when the second and every subsequent line is indented. (For example, this bullet has a hanging indent). Hanging indent

4 MLA: Book entry Set up: Last name author, first name author. Title (in italics). Place of publication: Publisher, year published. Format.

5 MLA: Book entry Example: Smith, Jean Edwards. FDR. New York, NY: Random House, Print.

6 MLA: Web page entry Set up: Author Last, First (if available). "Title of the work if it is part of a larger work." Title of the Overall Web Site. Publisher or sponsor of the site. Date of publication. Format. Date accessed..

7 MLA: Web page entry Example: "Cancer Survivor Provides Free Health Care for Uninsured." CNN.com. Cable News Network. 21 Aug Web. 21 Aug

8 MLA: Reference Book or Edited Collection (Print) Set up: Author Last, First. “Title of Article.” Title of Book. Editor. Volume. City of Publication: Publisher, Year. Pages used. Format.

9 MLA: Reference Book or Edited Collection (Print) Example: Bewley, Marius. “The True Heir of the American Dream.” Readings on The Great Gatsby. Ed. Katie de Koster. San Diego: Greenhaven, Print.

10 MLA: Picture Citation Artist’s last name, first name. Title of artwork. Year. Name of institution/private collection housing artwork. Title of database or website. Publisher/sponsor of database or website. Medium consulted. Date of access..

11 Picture Citation Example Riguard, Hyacinthe. Louis XIV. c Louvre Museum. Wikipedia.org. Wikimedia Foundation. Web. 25 March 2013.

12 Helpful websites These websites may help you, but remember to check that your setup is correct on_guide.html#digimage on_guide.html#digimage


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