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Directions for MLA Documentation/Works Cited (Adapted from D. Royer’s “the main and the plain”) Include a Works Cited page with that heading centered and spelled correctly at the end of the essay on the top of a new page. Put this list of works cited in alphabetical order, ignoring articles such as “the” and “a”. End each entry with a period. Begin each entry with the author’s last name, comma, then first name; or, if unavailable, the title of the work being cited. (Ignore “The” or “A” when alphabetizing.) Indent each item in the list as a “hanging indent” (apply Ctl-t to the paragraph.) Double-space the list evenly throughout Put titles of magazine articles or chapters in quotation marks; italicize
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Unformatted text preview: or underline titles of books, newspapers, journals or magazines, and WebPages. • Give inclusive page numbers for a journal or magazine entry. • For Internet sources, give date when work was posted or updated electronically, date when you accessed the site, and electronic address (URL) in angle brackets followed by period. • Match the first word (s) in each entry on the list to the in-text parenthetical citation that refers to the work. • List only items that do, in fact, exist as listed, and avoid factual errors that would prevent a reader from finding the work (e.g., the title of the work must be correct and the author’s name must be spelled correctly.)...
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