Why is the label before a contributor’s name sometimes capitalized and sometimes lowercase in MLA works-cited-list entries?
Whether the label before a contributor’s name–for example, edited by or translated by–is capitalized or lowercase depends on its position in the MLA template of core elements. In the following example, the label is capitalized because the contributor’s name follows the “Title of source” slot. Since the title of a source is always followed by a period, the . . .
Published 31 October 2017