MLAWorks Cited Rules (See https://owl.english.purdue.edu for help and examples)
1. Begin your Works Cited page on a separate page at the end of your research paper. It should have the same one-inch margins and last name, page number header as the rest of your paper.
2. Label the page Works Cited (do not italicize the words Works Cited or put them in quotation marks) and center the words Works Cited at the top of the page.
3. Double space all citations, but do not skip spaces between entries.
4. Indent the second and subsequent lines of citations.
5. List page numbers of sources when needed. If you refer to a journal article that appeared on pages 225 through 250, list the page numbers on your Works Cited page as 225-50.
6. For every entry, you must determine the Medium of Publication. Most entries will likely be listed as Print or Web sources, but other possibilities may include Film, CD-ROM, or DVD.
7. Include URLS in brackets after the entry and end with a period. For long URLs, break lines only at slashes.
8. Capitalize each word in the titles of articles, books, etc, but do not capitalize articles (the, an), prepositions, or conjunctions unless one is the first word of the title or subtitle: Gone with the Wind, The Art of War, There Is Nothing Left to Lose.
9. Use italics (instead of underlining) for titles of larger works (books, magazines) and quotation marks for titles of shorter works (poems, articles)
10. Entries are listed alphabetically by the author's last name (or for entire edited collections, editor names). Author names are written last name first; middle names or middle initials follow the first name:
Levy, David M.
Wallace, David Foster
Do not list titles (Dr., Sir, Saint) or degrees (PhD, MA) with names.
Do include suffixes (King, Martin Luther, Jr.)
11. Work with no known author: Alphabetize works with no known author by their title.
Baudrillard, Jean. Simulacra and Simulations.
Boring Postcards USA.
Burke, Kenneth. A Rhetoric of Motives. 12. Basic Format: Books
The author's name or a book with a single author's name appears in last name, first name format. Example:
Last name, First name. Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Medium of Publication.
Gleick, James. Chaos: Making a New Science. New York: Penguin, 1987. Print.
13. Book with No Author: List the title of the book and order it alphabetically.
14. Web sources:
Author and/or editor names (if available, Article name in quotation marks (if applicable), Title of website, project, or book in italics, Any version numbers available including revisions, posting dates, volumes, or issue numbers, Medium of publication, Date you accessed the material, URL (if required).
Aristotle. Poetics. Trans. S. H. Butcher. The Internet Classics Archive. Web Atomic and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 13 Sept. 2007. Web. 4 Nov. 2008. Use n.p. if no publisher given and n.d. if no publishing date is given.
Ask.com, Wikipedia, ____.info, answer.yahoo NOT APRROPRIATE SOURCES -- It is ok to check several different pages of Google