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Creating an MLA Works Cited Page

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Anisa Malik

on 25 September 2014

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Creating an MLA Works Cited Page
Why do we use a works cited page?

gives credit to the writer
identify someone else's work
academics should be able to trace origins of work
The Concept
Creating a Citation
Last Name of Author, First Name of Author. Title of the Book. The City the Book was published in: The Publisher, Year of Publication. Type of Medium it was published on.
Basic Rules
begin on a separate page
should be on the last page
include your last name followed by page number in header
all citations double spaced
by: Anisa & Jasreen
title the page “Works Cited” using italics and center, not bolded or underlined.
cite sources using proper format
title of book/ name of site in italics
if website does not have publication date, write n.d
list citations in alphabetic order
. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Sept. 2014. <https://www.google.ca>.

Shakespeare, William, and Alan Durband.
Romeo and Juliet
. Woodbury, NY: Barron's, 1985. Print.

Follow this format when citing a book:
Follow this format when citing a website:
The Editor/Author or Compiler’s Name (If it is available). Name of the Site. Version #. Sponsor or Publisher. Type of medium it was published on. Date the site was accessed on. <url>.
includes resources used to research the subject matter of your paper
used to cite sources used in writing essays
according to the MLA format, a Works Cited page is required
List two reasons why a works cited page is important
A works cited page is required according to what format?
True of false, all citations should be single spaced
List two basic rules of a works cited page
True or false you are not required to create a citation for a picture or video
If a publication does not have a date what should you write in place of it?
True of false, you should include the url for a website citation
When citing a book which comes first the author's first name or last name?
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