work cited mla
Double space the entire list of sources.
Use hanging indention for each entry. Begin each entry flush with the left margin; indent all subsequent lines one-half inch.
MLA style is commonly used in Composition classes, Literature, and other Humanities courses.
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.
Alphabetize entries in the list of works cited by the author’s last name. If the author is anonymous, alphabetize by title, ignoring initial articles (like “The,” “An,” etc.).
Examples of preparing reference citations and the list of works cited are taken from the MLA Handbook, 8th Edition (available in reference shelves of the Shapiro Undergraduate Library and the Hatcher Graduate Library [where one copy is always held on reserve at the circulation desk], call number LB 2369.G53 2016).
Core elements are facts common to most works, such as author and title. These are the core elements for each entry in the order they should be listed and with the proper punctuation.
- Title of source.
- Title of container,
- Other contributors,
- Publication date,