Formatting a Works Cited page in MLA style

The Works Cited page lists all of the sources you used in your paper and is placed at the end of the paper on a new numbered page. The sources listed on that page and the ones you cite within the text must align exactly. • PlacementPlace the Works Cited page at the end of […]

Formatting an Essay in MLA Style

HeadingOn the first page, in the upper left-hand corner, place your name, your instructor’s name, the course, and the date on separate double-spaced lines. Write the date in the Day Month Year format, as in 14 May 2016. Example: Student’s Name Instructor’s Name Course Date • Title Of Your Essay Center the title. Do not […]

Overview of MLA Style: What is MLA Style?

What is referred to as MLA style is a collection of rules and guidelines compiled by the Modern Language Association. It is designed to help writers clearly and consistently document sourcesused in their writing. First produced in 1951, the MLA Handbook is now in its 8th edition, and itis the preferred style guide in many […]