Directions_for_MLA_Documentation

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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 authors name must be spelled correctly.)...
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