You have already completed your MLA paper and you were going to start dancing with joy, when somebody asked you about the MLA works cited page. What a spoiler... don't panic though! To save your time and nerves, just check these amazing tips and marvelous examples that will show you how to write a great MLA works cited page.
MLA Works Cited Page: Simple Tips
Read these simple tips and you will see that there is nothing to be afraid of in the MLA bibliography format:
- Start the Works Cited list on a new page.
- Use the title “Works Cited” if all the sources that you list are cited at least once in the text. If however you include one or more sources that you read but did not cite in your text, use the title “Bibliography”. (The first option is preferable.)
- Order alphabetically all the entries.
- Italicize titles of books, journals and magazines.
- Use quotation marks for article titles.
- Capitalize meaningful words in titles.
- Indent every second and subsequent lines of each entry (use the button Tab to do this.)
- If you use several sources by the same author, order them alphabetically by title and include three hyphens instead of the author’s name, starting with the second entry.
- If a source has no author, include it in the list nevertheless, but use its title when you order the sources alphabetically.
- Include the date of retrieval for online sources.
- Include a link to a source only if your readers will have difficulties finding it by themselves.
MLA Works Cited Page: Best Example
Examples usually speak louder than words. So, let’s stop wasting time and dive right into the best examples of MLA citations below.
Baker, Rosie. "H & M Launches Ethical Fashion Brand". Marketing Week 15 April, 2011. Web. 11 Oct. 2011.
Butcher, Dan. “Retail Giant H&M Runs Multifaceted Mobile Marketing Campaign”. Mobile Marketer, 23 January, 2009. Web. 11 Oct. 2011
Capell, Kerry and Gerry Khermouch. "HIP H&M". Business Week, 11 November, 2002. Web. 11 Oct. 2011
Capell, Kerry. "Zara Thrives By Breaking All the Rules". Business Week, 09 October, 2008. Web. 11 Oct. 2011
Ghemawat, Pankaj and Jose Luis Nueno. "Zara: Fast Fashion". Harvard Business School, 21 Dec. 2006. Web. 11 Oct. 2011.
"H&M Company". H&M in Words and Pictures 2008. Web. 11 Oct. 2011.
So, feel free to use these hints and examples and continue dancing with joy. Good luck with your MLA papers and have a nice day!!