MLA Works Cited Guide
MLA has changed some of the documentation rules. The examples below have been updated but may still be edited as we become more familiar with the new MLA.
Site to help you:
OWL at Purdue: MLA Formatting and Style Guide
HOW TO TYPE A WORKS CITED:
List all citations alphabetically beginning with the first word (ignore A, An, or The).
Indent every line after the first line 5 spaces or one(1) tab.
Double space the entire list.
Center the title: WORKS CITED at the top of the page.
Side margins are 1 inch, top and bottom margins are 1 inch.
Bennett, Albert. “Snake.” World Book. 2001 ed. Print.
“Child Labour.” Spartacus Educational. 16 Sept. 2004. Web.12
Sept 2004 .
Clark, Kenneth. What is a Masterpiece? London: Thames P, 2001. Print.
Cohen, Gershon “The 'Solution' to Pollution Is Still 'Dilution.” Earth Island
Journal 10 Aug. 2003: 24-26. EBSCOhost. Web. 7 Nov. 2001.
“Fire Destroys Hospital Wing.” New York Times 1 Dec. 1988: A1. Print
Hallsall, Paul. Internet Modern History Sourcebook . 22 Sept. 2001. Fordham
University. Web. 4 Dec. 2001
Jones, Henry, et. al. Drug Abuse. New York: Harper and Row, 1994. Print.
“Murder Capital: A Mayor’s Call for Help.” Newsweek 1 Nov. 1993: 28. Print.
O’Toole, John. “The Trouble with Advertising.” Clashing Views Controversial
Issues in Buisness Ethics and Society. Ed. Lisa Newton and Maureen
Ford. Danbury, CT: Dushkin P, 1996. 56-66. Print.
Pasquier, Roger F., "Owl." Encyclopedia Americana Online. Grolier, Inc., 2001. Web.
28 Jan. 2002 .
Perry, Joseph. “It Only Takes One Cigarette.” Health Quarterly Sept
1990: 3-11. Print.
Smith, Alan G., Elaine P. Sturm and Megan Cart. Life in the Jungle. New York:
Harper P, 1989. Print.
Smith, Edward. “The Trouble with School.” Democrat & Chronicle [Rochester,
NY] 15 June 1990: B15. Print.
Smith, Elision J., ed. Women in Politics. New York: Putnam, 1996.
Smith, Susan. “Edgar Allan Poe.” Poem Finder. Lit Finder. 2001. Web.
4 Dec 2001 .
Wilson, Susan, et. al., eds. Libraries Today. New York: Random House, 1995. Print.