All sources used for a project are found on the works cited list, which is generally the last item in a project mla citing format often includes the following pieces of information, in this order: author's last name, first name “title of source” title of container, other contributors, version, numbers, publisher, publication date. In 1951, the modern language association (mla) distributed its first style guidelines to help create consistency among papers and publications in the english, language and literary studies when citing a short story that appears in an anthology, start the works cited entry with the author of the short story. Automatic works cited and bibliography formatting for mla, apa and chicago/ turabian citation styles now supports 7th edition of mla. Books | anthology | reference material | newspapers | magazine | journals | webpage | online book | ebook source: mla handbook for writers and research papers, 7th edition, 2009 the list of works cited at the end of your paper tells your reader what resources you used to write your paper to. Mla bibliography the mla style of documentation is used for disciplines in the humanities the mla bibliography covers publications from 1926 onwards, but the a classified mla international bibliography is a key literature database indexing journals, books, essay collections, proceedings, dissertations, and produced.
Authors in mla format authors are formatted the same in all if an entire edited book with authored chapters is cited, the editor is listed as the author with the abbreviation ed after his name, or eds if there on the work cited page, shortened forms of publishers' names omit articles omit co, inc, ltd,. Basic chapter or essay in a collection basic works cited entry check cite check your mla knowledge by answering these two questions answers are below question 1 select the correct mla citation for a part of a book (chapter or essay). For the works cited page, the citation will vary depending on if the play is in an anthology, a collection of the author's work, or a stand-alone book if it is part of an anthology, follow this format: playwright last name, playwright first name title of play title of anthology editor of anthology city of publication:. Author copeland, edward title of source “money” container 1 title of container, the cambridge companion to jane austen other contributors, edited by copeland and juliet mcmaster version number publisher, cambridge up publication date, 1997 location pp 131-48 final works-cited-list entry copeland.
Mla works cited: the basics as an english/art history double major, josie will often use the modern language association (mla) style to cite sources in her papers this style is used for literature, arts, and humanities mla style uses a works cited list at the end to provide the full details of the sources consulted look at. The following information is an adapted version of the style and formatting guidelines found in the mla handbook, 8th ed a work of fiction (essay, short story, poem) from an anthology or collection: author's name “ title of work” title of anthology, editors/translators edition, publisher.
Material type, in-text citation works cited chapter from a book, (kramp 80-1) kramp, michael austen's tradesmen: improving masculinity in pride and prejudice disciplining love: austen and the modern man columbus: ohio state up, 2007 73-88 print give the inclusive page numbers of the essay,. If a book collects works by one author, creating separate works-cited-list entries for each story, poem, or essay that you cite from the book is usually unnecessary if, however, your discussion focuses on only one work in the collection—for example, euripides's play the trojan women, in the collection ten. The mla works cited list cite in the essay must appear in your works-cited list likewise, each entry in the works-cited list must be cited in your text a part of a book (such as an essay in a collection) author(s) title of article title of collection ed editor's name(s) place of publication: publisher, year pages.