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Name of institution affiliated if available , date of creation. Check with your instructor for specifics for your project. Review the works cited page to make sure that all of the appropriate information is included. Double check that your list is correctly alphabetized and that your entries are properly indented and formatted.

Check your citations and footnotes. Make sure that these are correctly marked on the paper so readers can find their way from a citation or footnote to the works cited page, where they will find information on the research materials that provide a basis for the research paper or project. Select a medium a book for example for MLA: Click to add a citation of a chapter title, add page numbers, etc. Choose, if not MLA, among 8 other citation forms FREE for the first two day trial and at low cost per month, lower cost for year or your lifetime: Generally no, not unless you are specifically asked to do so by your teacher.

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Already answered Not a question Bad question Other. Quick Summary To write a works cited page, list each work in alphabetical order and on a separate line. Did this summary help you? But, if "not MLA" use two day trial among, alternate among any of 8 other citation forms at low cost: Toward a Co-evolutionary Economics of Sustainability.

The Erring Ways of Climatology. Milken, Michael, et al. Alternative Mechanisms to Control Global Warming. Accessed 19 July Accessed 29 July Economic Theory and Global Warming. Purdue Online Writing Lab. Common Words that Sound Alike Numbers: Text Elements Visual Rhetoric: Process and Materials Overview: Author or Government Agency. Understanding and Improving Health. Name of speaker inverted.

National Writing Centers Association. La Swank Hotel, Seattle. Interviewee last name, first name. Distributor, year of release. This article does not specify what goes first, second, third. So, if I direct a student here, he can get the correct format, but not the proper order of information. I would like to let you know that I have updated this page to include the information you suggested. The new information can be located under subtitle: That is called in-text citation, you can read some examples here.

Generally, you would put the last name and page number but since the source you use is online and has no page number, you just use the last name, as advised by your teacher. And it says location of publication when it should say city. Hello, is it considered plagiarism if i took excerpts from various pages and mix them together, so the work will be more complete, and put the sources in cited works?

Yes, that is considered plagiarism. See citation examples here. How Do I cite a photograph from an online magazine or publicity agency? What should the in-text citation look like? Leave this field empty. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Currently, MLA is at its 7th edition.

Hi Laquisha, Thank you for your input. Hi Laquisha, I would like to let you know that I have updated this page to include the information you suggested. How would one cite a video on youtube in MLA format? Would one just cite the website?

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A works cited page for a research paper is a bibliography of every source you pulled from in your paper. To do the works cited page on a research paper properly, take careful notes on every source you consult. Check with your instructor or intended publisher to see which style guide you need to use. For example, your.

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Aug 29,  · A Works Cited page is a complete list of the works that you cite in your paper, and it’s different than a Bibliography, which includes any works you used to write your paper, whether you cite them or not%(37).

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Automatic works cited and bibliography formatting for MLA, APA and Chicago/Turabian citation styles. Now supports 7th edition of MLA. MLA Sample Works Cited Page Summary: MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the .

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This is called a Works Cited list. See an example in the "Sample Paper & Works Cited List" box on this page. Here are eight quick rules for this list: Start a new page for your Works Cited list (e.g., if your paper is 4 pages long, start your Works Cited list on page 5). The list of Works Cited is an alphabetical list of sources that you used to gather information for your research paper. You place this works cited list at the end of your research paper. Your Works Cited Page: Formatting Your MLA Format Works Cited: Page Format: Use the heading “Works Cited” centered one inch below the top edge .