Mla (modern language association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities this resource, updated to. Join the mla mailing list you’ll get updates sent directly to your in-box about mla style and the annual convention, along with calls for papers. According to mla style, you must have a works cited page at the end of your research paper all entries in the works cited page must correspond to the works cited in. Automatic works cited and bibliography formatting for mla, apa and chicago/turabian citation styles now supports 7th edition of mla. Mla handbook e-book research and research-paper formatting in mla style, consult the mla handbook from your e-book need help now with an mla works-cited list.
Guidelines and examples for current mla procedures first page format, presenting quotations, and citing books, websites, and nonprint sources. Mla documentation style: works cited page many humanities disciplines use modern language association (mla) style to cite sources mla-style documents include brief. Mla citation examples print page the names of the months must be abbreviated in mla works cited lists as mla citation style no longer includes the.
Creating an mla works cited page general formatting information for your works cited section beginning on a new page at the end of your paper, list alphabetically by. Core elements each entry in the list of works cited is composed of facts common to most works—the mla core elements they are assembled in a specific order. Mla style electronic database works cited: sunyscccedu (pdf) how to cite sources on an mla works cited page: mla format works cited mla format generator.
Mla is a citation style developed by the modern language association to help mla 8 format the 8th edition of mla format provides mla works cited list. A list of works cited, which appears at the end of your paper, gives full publishing information for each of the sources you have cited in the paper.
It then shows them how to cite sources in their writing and create useful entries for the works-cited list additional resources for mastering the new mla style. Formatting the works cited page in mla style a free, comprehensive, peer-reviewed, award-winning open text for students and faculty in college-level courses. Ite chapter 3 ite two of the most used standards for creating research papers are the modern language association and the in an mla-style works cited page.
This guide introduces students to mla style it outlines basic formatting rules, provides some basic examples and links to more detailed examples, and introduces. Developed by the modern language association, this style is most widely used for research papers in the humanities (mla handbook 116) for the works-cited list. Mla style and formatting for a list of works cited general format: • place the works cited at the end of your paper in continuous pagination.