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How do I credit myself as the author of a photograph?
How you credit yourself as the author of a photograph depends on the accessibility of the photograph. If your paper discusses a photograph that is… Read More
How do I indicate that I prepared the figures included in my paper?
Unless otherwise indicated, the reader should assume that you are the author of the figures in your paper. Provide a label (e.g., “Fig. 1”) and… Read More
If I am citing a song whose lyrics are derived from a poem, do I need to credit the poem in my citation?
No, but you could indicate in a note that the song was originally a poem. … Read More
How do I indicate that I have permission to use an image or other material in my work?
In published works, credits–that is, permission to reprint images or other material–are given in the front matter, notes, or figure captions. A credit is a form of acknowledgment… Read More
Should I give original publication information for a newspaper story first published by a news agency?
No. You should provide the publication facts of the version of the work you consulted and do not need to detail the work’s publication history. Read More
Do the credentials or titles of authors I cite need to be given?
As the MLA Handbook notes (1.2), a title like Dr. or Sir should not be included before a name mentioned in the text and is usually unnecessary… Read More
Is it ever acceptable to mention a work but not include it in the list of works cited?
Yes. But first let’s review when documentation is needed. A works-cited-list entry is needed for any source that you quote from or paraphrase that you… Read More
How do I credit the creator of subtitles in my works-cited-list entry?
To credit the creator of subtitles, follow the MLA format template. If you substantively refer to or quote from the subtitles while discussing other aspects… Read More