how to do an mla works cited page

how to do an mla works cited page

Center the title, “Works Cited” (without quotation marks), at the top of the page. If only one source was consulted, title the page “Work Cited”.
Continue with the numbering convention used throughout the paper by including your last name and the page number in the upper right-hand corner of the Works Cited page.

Continue double-spacing – no extra spaces between citations.
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Placement and Formatting the List of Works Cited
The list of works cited appears at the end of the paper, after any endnotes. Begin the list on a new page. The list contains the same running head as the main text. The page numbering in the running head continues uninterrupted throughout. For example, if the text of your research paper (including any endnotes) ends on page 10, the works-cited list begins on page 11. Center the title, Works Cited, an inch from the top of the page. (If the list contains only one entry, make the heading Work Cited.) Double-space between the title and the first entry. Begin each entry flush with the left margin; if an entry runs more than one line, indent the subsequent line or lines half an inch from the left margin. This format is sometimes called hanging indention, and you can set your writing program to create it automatically for a group of paragraphs. Hanging indention makes alphabetical lists easier to use. Double-space the entire list. Continue it on as many pages as necessary.

In 2016, MLA published the 8th Edition handbook, which is significantly different from the 7th Edition that had previously been used. When using a citation guide or automatic citation generator like EasyBib, make sure you have selected the correct MLA edition.
EasyBib is a free, online tool for generating citations. Only MLA style citations are available on the free version. EasyBib is, as it’s name suggests, easy to use, but the video below will give you some tips for finding the citations pieces you need to ensure that you get accurate, correct citations out of EasyBib.

References:

http://goldenwestcollege.libguides.com/MLA/workscitedpage
http://lib.westfield.ma.edu/c.php?g=354010&p=4387795
http://library.raritanval.edu/citation/mla
http://irsc.libguides.com/mla/workscitedlist

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