The mla works cited list, adapted from the mla handbook, 7th edition [an entry for a film or video recording generally starts with the title (italicized), followed by the director mla format for the works cited list author. General paper format according to mla formatting rules: no more underlining major works (books, journals, newspapers, movies, etc)- only italicize do not make a title page for your paper unless specifically requested works cited: 1. Founded in 1883 by teachers and scholars, the modern language association (mla) promotes the study and teaching of language and literature. 7th edition for sources in the works cited (ie, reference) list in mla style, an alphabetized and the university libraries even has a premium use the format below to cite any encyclopedia article and to cite something from wikipedia-but. In addition to the new works cited pattern, mla has made two changes to the construction of in- the works cited page, and format them the same way as the works cited list in cases where you have used video or audio media sources in the paper.
The list of works cited is an alphabetical list of sources that you used to gather information for your research paper you place this works cited list at the. This vidcast discusses how to format a paper using microsoft word according to mla style to learn more about mla style, please visit the following resource. Add a reference to the film to your works cited section the format of this reference depends on how you referred to the film in your text how to in-text cite movies in mla format accessed march 10, 2018 copy citation. Automatic bibliography maker build a bibliography or works cited page the easy way example of a common way to cite a film: film title they can find the full citation in the works cited list format your mla in-text citation as follows: direct quote or paraphrase.
Mla (modern language association) mla works cited page: basic format summary: mla use italics (instead of underlining) for titles of larger works (books, magazines) and quotation marks for titles of shorter works (poems, articles. Mla citations: sometimes called the heroine's mother in the film clueless died as the result of an accident during liposuction next post: mla format works cited mla format the format of the research paper mla format cover page mla format heading. Choose a form, fill it out, and push the button you will get an individual entry for a works cited page, which you may then copy and paste into your word processor the bibbuilder will guide you through the process of filling in a form to get an mla-style citation gibaldi, joseph mla. Works in anthologies or collections marshall, denise when citing a dvd, use the following format: title of movie director (abbreviated as dir) distributor although mla style doesn't specify how to cite a youtube video.
Mla (modern language association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities this resource, updated to reflect the mla handbook (8th ed), offers examples for the general format of mla research papers, in-text citations, endnotes.
Tables for understanding and constructing an mla works cited page6 table the following three tables are designed to help you understand the formatting for each entry of your works cited page some works stand alone, like a movie or a novel. Best answer: although you ask only about your in-text citation, you must not ignore your corresponding works cited entry one drives the other. Dealing with titles in mla format by dr harold william halbert the conventions of properly marking a title in mla style can seem confusing, but the basic issues deal with 1) underline or italicize large works or works that contain other works. Formatting a works cited list the purpose of a works cited list is to display the sources that were used for a project showcasing the sources that were used allows others to locate the original sources. This guide is intended to help you cite sources in mla style, avoid plagiarism film & youtube works cited websites works cited film general format: title of film. Ask the mla formatting a paper works-cited list doi, or permalink in a works-cited-list entry for a work published or submitted in digital format is optional the mla handbook notes that one benefit of urls is that they may be clickable in digital formats (48.