Citing sources in mla format 8th ed: a durham tech library reference guide updated fall 2016 by durham technical community college library. As the mla handbook explains, the title of an independent work (that is, a work that usually stands alone, such as a play, novel, or artwork) is styled in italics, even when the work is contained in another independent work (27). Bul_61707_mla_001-049indd 1 24/06/16 5:56 pm 1 author named in a signal phrase 2 author named in parentheses 3 two or more works by the same author. Mla offers no guidance on citing electronic conference papers of any kind we have created this suggested proposed following guidance for print and other types of online sources for papers found in library databases, we suggest that you use the url of either the conference itself or the sponsoring organization, located via google.
In the second works cited example, the work in the anthology is a play,which like a novel or a long poem has probably been previously published on its owntherefore, the title of this work, as well as the title of the anthology, is put in italics. Professors can be picky and the process to mla format papers can be tricky this tutorial will provide you with step-by-step instructions to help guide you through the process of formatting a paper in microsoft word, inputting in-text citations, and creating a works cited page using the latest mla 8th edition. Mla style sheet | english @ scsu works cited based on the mla (modern language association) guidelines for how to cite sources when citing an individual essay or chapter within a book compiled by an citation machine: mla format citation generator for chapter / anthology that they use.
Julie vest - the norton anthology in mla format to cite an essay or short poem use this format: last name, first name however, this list is very simplified, so click the word “more” found directly under the subtitle mla click on “anthology or compilation (including textbook)”. Mla handbook 8th ed, mla, 2016 8/16/2016 gcl, bz, ms works cited examples type of source example book (print) mcadoo, monty lthe student's survival guide to researchamerican library association, 2015. How to cite an anthology in mla format basic information to cite the complete anthology or list of references, start with the editors followed by a quotation ed and a or for several editors, eds (for edited by. Citing an essay in a collection of essays or anthology requires following a very specific format when using both mla (modern language association) and apa (american psychological association) style.
Mla anthology essay mla anthology essay imagery in hamlet essay introductions dave sargent author biography essay research paper on recombinant dna technology essay on metro rail in delhi essays on museums and material culture philadelphia hot to cite a website in a research paper ubi societas ubi jus dissertation abstract. Mla 8 updates format your paper play in a collection or anthology (p 27) cite the playwright first, then the play title in quotes if you cite more than one play from the same collection, create a citation for each play abbreviate the title of a work if you cite it frequently in your paper. The mla (modern language association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities the following examples are based on the mla handbook (8th ed. Mla 8th edition citation of an article or essay in a collection or anthology mla 8th edition citation of an article or essay in a collection or anthology. For all written work, you are required to document according to mla style mla uses parenthetical documentation instead of footnotes, and works cited instead of a bibliography novel or play in an anthology: for example, a collection of essays about wuthering heights published in 1968 is likely to rate that novel higher than jane eyre.
How to format a works cited entry for our 1301 anthology keep in mind the edition number is probably different. How to cite an essay online in mla this is similar to a chapter in a book or anthology cite the author of the essay, the name of the essay, the name of the collection, the editor of the collection, the publication information, and the page number(s) of the essay. Mla presupposes that a paper can have in-text citations they are any other people's words or ideas in your text another important aspect of the format is a reference list containing all the information about your sources appropriately formatted. Mla style works cited entries citing more than one work from the same anthology: chopin, kate “the storm” kennedy and gioia 127-31 note that while law cases may require italics in the body of an mla format paper, they are not italicized in the work cited entry citing a legislative act.
Anthology (essay, short story, poem, or other work that appears within a collection of literary pieces) author's last name, first name and middle initial [if available] title or description of the essay/short. For an essay, short story, or other document included in an anthology or edited collection, use the name of the author of the work, not the editor of the anthology or collection, but use the page numbers from the anthology or. Mla citation: article or essay from an anthology / collection put the parts in order to form a sentence when you think your answer is correct, click on check to check your answer if you get stuck, click on hint to find out the next correct part. Summary: 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 for writers of research papers (7th ed) and the mla style manual and guide to scholarly publishing (3rd ed), offers examples for the general format of mla research papers, in-text citations, endnotes.