Download this 8th ed. MLA-formatted Microsoft Word, Google Document, or Pages template. Save it, erase the existing text, and type your text right into the template. Learn how to format a paper in MLA format by reading the contents of the template. The Works Cited page has been formatted with hanging indents.
The final page of your paper, called a Works Cited page, lists complete citations for every piece of information you referred to earlier in your paper. Create a Works Cited entry by identifying the core elements (e.g., author, title, date) of a resource. Then, put them together in a consistent manner as laid out by the MLA Practice Template, linked below. Using the MLA Practice Template, you can build a citation for any type of resource - from YouTube videos to books to tweets to magazine articles!
Sample Work Cited Entries
|Book||Modern Language Association. MLA Handbook. 8th ed., Modern Language Association of America, 2016.|
|Article #1 (with DOI)||Winham, Donna M. and Andrea M. Hutchins. "Perceptions of Flatulence from Bean Consumption among Adults in 3 Feeding Studies." Nutrition Journal, vol. 10, no. 1, 2011, pp. 128-136. Academic Search Premier, doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-128.|
|Kerns, Nancy. "Twice as Nice?" Whole Dog Journal, vol. 9, no. 6, 2016, p. 2. Academic OneFile, go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?p=AONE&sw=w&u=clackamasccl&v=2.1&id=GALE%7CA454620726&it=r&asid=500aee1907fe7335ef4f8aeec9dd598f.|
|Website #1||MLA Style Center. “Plagiarism and Academic Dishonesty.” style.mla.org/plagiarism-and-academic-dishonesty. Accessed 04 October 2016.|
|Website #2||Adewunmi, Bim. "Solange’s New Album Contemplates Black Life’s Contradictions." BuzzFeed News Reader, 03 Oct. 2016, www.buzzfeed.com/bimadewunmi/solanges-new-album-contemplates-black-lifes-contradictions/.|
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