Published 20 September 2019
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Published 30 July 2019
If I am including a publication listed by a title written in nonroman characters in my works-cited list, should I provide in my parenthetical citations the title in the original script or the transliterated title?Use whichever method will be most useful to your reader. If you are citing a report, for example, and there is only one report listed by title, . . .
Published 18 July 2019
Published 2 July 2019
Where do I place the colon that separates the title from a subtitle if the title ends with a quotation mark?If the title ends with a quotation mark, insert the colon between the quotation mark and the subtitle. In the first example below, the title consists of . . .
Published 3 May 2019
If my works-cited-list entry has a title styled in quotation marks that ends in a question mark, should I insert a period after the question mark?No. Omit the period, as shown in the example below: “How Do I Cite a Map?” The MLA Style Center, Modern Language Association of America, . . .
Published 2 May 2019
Should the initial article in periodical titles be retained in both prose and works-cited-list entries?Yes. The styling of titles should be consistent in your prose and in your works-cited list. Since, as the MLA Handbook notes, "[t]itles . . .
Published 17 April 2019
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