Presentation on theme: "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."— Presentation transcript:
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
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
MLA: Book entry Set up: Last name author, first name author. Title (in italics). Place of publication: Publisher, year published. Format.
MLA: Book entry Example: Smith, Jean Edwards. FDR. New York, NY: Random House, 2007. Print.
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..
MLA: Web page entry Example: "Cancer Survivor Provides Free Health Care for Uninsured." CNN.com. Cable News Network. 21 Aug. 2009. Web. 21 Aug. 2009..
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.
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, 1998. 96-103. Print.
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..
Picture Citation Example Riguard, Hyacinthe. Louis XIV. c. 1701. Louvre Museum. Wikipedia.org. Wikimedia Foundation. Web. 25 March 2013.
Helpful websites These websites may help you, but remember to check that your setup is correct. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/ http://secondary.oslis.org/resources/cm/mlacitationss http://www2.estrellamountain.edu/library/mla.htm http://www.andyspinks.com/mla http://elmo.academyart.edu/referencehelp/mla_citati on_guide.html#digimage http://elmo.academyart.edu/referencehelp/mla_citati on_guide.html#digimage