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If it had been cited by the name of its director, the citation would need to begin with Guggenheim's surname. MLA guidelines specify that both styles are acceptable see, e. Works Cited Dean, Cornelia. Accessed 29 May Ebert, Roger. Capitalization and punctuation 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.
Use italics instead of underlining for titles of larger works books, magazines and quotation marks for titles of shorter works poems, articles Listing author names Entries are listed alphabetically by the author's last name or, for entire edited collections, editor names.
Author names are written with the last name first, then the first name, and then the middle name of middle initial when needed: Burke, Kenneth Levy, David M. Martin Luther King, Jr. More than one work by an author If you have cited more than one work by a particular author, order the entries alphabetically by title, and use three hyphens in place of the author's name for every entry after the first: Burke, Kenneth. A Grammar of Motives. A Rhetoric of Motives. The Education of an E-Designer.
Heller, Steven, and Karen Pomeroy. Design Literacy: Understanding Graphic Design. Do not italicize or underline your title, put it in quotation marks or boldface, or type it in all capital letters. Follow the rules for capitalization in the MLA Handbook 67—68 , and italicize only the words that you would italicize in the text.
Begin your text on a new, double-spaced line after the title, indenting the first line of the paragraph half an inch from the left margin. The top of the first page of a research paper. A research paper does not normally need a title page, but if the paper is a group project, create a title page and list all the authors on it instead of in the header on page 1 of your essay. If your teacher requires a title page in lieu of or in addition to the header, format it according to the instructions you are given.
Running Head with Page Numbers Number all pages consecutively throughout the research paper in the upper right-hand corner, half an inch from the top and flush with the right margin.
Type your last name, followed by a space, before the page number fig. Do not use the abbreviation p. Your writing program will probably allow you to create a running head of this kind that appears automatically on every page. Some teachers prefer that no running head appear on the first page. The running head of a research paper. Placement of the List of Works Cited The list of works cited appears at the end of the paper, after any endnotes.
Begin the list on a new page. The list contains the same running head as the main text. The page numbering in the running head continues uninterrupted throughout. For example, if the text of your research paper including any endnotes ends on page 10, the works-cited list begins on page Center the title, Works Cited, an inch from the top of the page fig. If the list contains only one entry, make the heading Work Cited.
Double-space between the title and the first entry.
Your writing program will probably allow you to create a running head of this kind that appears automatically on every page. These references must include specific information about the source so that your readers can identify precisely where the information came from. Your citation should look like this: Smith, John Jacob Jingleheimer.
Be sure to save the changed file. Plus, it is good practice!
Edo period , Japan. When printing this page, you must include the entire legal notice. Many scholarly databases use a DOI digital object identifier. Designed to be printed out and used in the classroom. It is tempting, after doing a lot of work to research a paper, to try to include summaries on each source as you write your paper so that your instructor appreciates how much work you did. On Your Side.
MLA guidelines specify that both styles are acceptable see, e. The School of Athens. Based on book by Lyman Frank Baum. Chopin, Frederic. If your teacher requires a title page in lieu of or in addition to the header, format it according to the instructions you are given. As a student requirement, a stand-alone annotated bibliography one that is not followed by a research paper assignment would most likely be longer than a first-step version.
Follow the rules for capitalization in the MLA Handbook 67—68 , and italicize only the words that you would italicize in the text. Updated April 03, of 01 Writing an Annotated Bibliography An annotated bibliography is an expanded version of a regular bibliography --those lists of sources you find at the end of a research paper or book. Double space all citations, but do not skip spaces between entries. When printing this page, you must include the entire legal notice.
Jackson, Marjorie. Components for a personal photograph: 1 Subject not underlined or put in quotes. Bibliographies include all the sources you consulted in your research whether or not you cite or mention them at all in your research paper. A musical example in a research paper.
The Great Sphinx.