Method 1 of 3: MLA Download Article PRO

  1. Start your Works Cited entry with the author’s name. Use the name of the author of the specific article you want to cite.
  2. Enclose the title of the article in quotation marks. After the author’s name, type the title of the article.
  3. Include the title of the book and name of the editor.
  4. Conclude with publication information for the book.

2. What is the correct MLA citation?

Quotations in MLA

  1. With the author’s name in the sentence (a citation in prose).
  2. Without the author’s name in the sentence (a parenthetical citation).
  3. In a block quote, which is used when a large quote, of 4 lines or more, is added into a project.

3. How do you cite a working paper in MLA style?

MLA Works Cited Page: Basic Format

  • Basic rules. Begin your Works Cited page on a separate page at the end of your research paper.
  • Additional basic rules new to MLA 2016. For online sources, you should include a location to show readers where you found the source.
  • Capitalization and punctuation.
  • Listing author names.
  • More than one work by an author.

4. What is an example of MLA citation?

Use the punctuation as shown:

  • Author.
  • Title of source.
  • Title of container,
  • Other contributors,
  • Version,
  • Number,
  • Publisher,
  • Publication date,
  • Location.