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Quick Guide to MLA Style: "Works Cited" Page

This is a guide to citing sources for research papers in MLA Style

Works Cited Page

When writing a research paper in MLA style, you need to list all your sources (cited as indicated in the examples above) in a Works Cited page that goes at the end of the paper.

"Works Cited" should appear as the heading at the top of the page. Each entry starts at the left margin and each subsequent line, if any, should be indented one half inch or 5 spaces. Double space the entire list and first, last, and all principal words of titles should be capitalized. Follow the example below:

Hallin, Daniel C. "Sound Bite News: Television Coverage

        of Elections, 1968-1988." Journal of Communication

        vol. 42, no. 2, 1992, pp. 5-24.

The list should be alphabetized by the author's last name. For anonymous authors or if no author is given, begin the entry with the title.