MLA Works Cited

Works Cited Guide

Based on MLA Handbook Writers of Research Papers. New York: Modern Language Association, 2009.

General format instructions for a Works Cited page:

  • Works Cited pages must be separate from the rest of the paper.
  • Title the page Works Cited. Do not bold or underline the title or put it in quotes. Use font size 12.
  • All lines must be double spaced; use one space only after any punctuation marks (see first entry).
  • If an entry is longer than a single line, each subsequent line should be indented five spaces.
  • Entries are listed in alphabetical order.
  • Determine the medium of publication and include it.

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