Posts related to works-cited lists
Should URLs be linked in works-cited-list entries?
Whether to link a URL, DOI, or permalink in a works-cited-list entry for a work published or submitted in digital format is optional. The MLA… Read More
Can an MLA list of works cited be divided into subheads like “primary sources” and “secondary sources”?
Subheads are not necessary in works-cited lists for most student work or essay-length publications but can be useful in some lengthy or complex publications geared… Read More
How do I cite a term in an online or print dictionary that lists several numbered definitions?
Follow the MLA format template and begin with the headword (as it appears) as the title of the source. Note that this may include parts… Read More
How do I alphabetize a title that starts with a number in my works-cited list?
When you alphabetize your works-cited list, treat numbers in titles as though they were spelled out. Let’s say, for example, you need to alphabetize entries… Read More
When citing a work whose title ends in a question mark or exclamation point, should I also include a period?
The MLA format template calls for a period after the title of a source, but if the title of a source ends in a question mark… Read More
When citing a magazine, should I include volume and issue numbers in addition to a date?
The MLA’s system of documentation is based not on publication format but on a template of core elements. For each slot in the MLA template,… Read More
How do I cite an image from a slide presentation on the web or from a lecture I attend?
Cite an image from a slide presentation on the web the same way you would cite an image on a web page. Indicate the slide… Read More
How do I cite a museum image that I viewed in person or online?
Page 49 of the MLA Handbook demonstrates how to create a works-cited-list entry for an artwork viewed firsthand at a museum. Include the name of… Read More