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MLA DOCUMENTATION GENERAL REVIEW MLA Works Cited Review (Sample works cited pages are on pp. 152, 154.) Order: Entries are in alphabetical order as one unit. Entries are alphabetized by author’s last name or if no author, then by first important word in the title. Do not number entries. Double space throughout. Indentions: First line begins on the margin; second and following lines are indented 5 spaces. Spelling: Check all spelling carefully, especially names of authors and publishers, etc. Exact punctuation: Follow directions! All entries end with a period. Multiple authors: p. 130, #2 Authors are listed in same order as listed in original text (not alphabetized within entry). Two or three authors—first author is in reverse order, but second and third are in regular order. Example: Smith, John, Joan Bunch, and Kevin King. Four or more authors: Smith, John, et al. MLA In-Text Citation Review (See pp. 107-13, esp. #29A and 30 A,B and C). Citation should include sufficient information so that reader can locate the source in works cited. The purpose of the in-text citation is to tie the quote to the entry in the works cited page. Quotes cannot be freestanding.
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2011 for the course ENGL 1113 taught by Professor Brown during the Fall '08 term at Oklahoma State.

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