Each element should be followed by the punctuation mark shown here.
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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.
MLA format is one of the most common structures for organizing a paper in academic writing.
In this video, we will cover the basics of MLA format, focusing on citing within the text and creating a. Find out the thinking behind MLA style and get opinions and tips from MLA editors. Formatting a Research Paper Get our guidelines on margins, page numbers, and so on.
MLA Style Guide – Quick & Easy By Eric Garcia Modern Language Association. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. New York: MLA, Print. General Guidelines The list of Works Cited at the end of your paper tells your reader what resources you used to write your paper.
To. 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 (8 th ed.), offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page.
According to MLA style, you must have a Works Cited page at the end of your research paper. All entries in the Works Cited page must correspond to the works cited in your main text.