The mla handbook advocates in-text referencing the two main detailed information on direct quotations, use of quotation marks, abbreviations, or formatting. How to cite in mla style: book basic format: author last name, first name title of book edition, publisher, publication date. Complete guide to mla 8 (modern language association, 8th edition) citation covers in-text and reference list citations and makes citing any source easy. Offers examples for the general format of mla research papers, in-text citations, use a doi in your citation if you can otherwise use a url.
Describes and demonstrates mla style citations and formatting tools and styles you should cite your use of another's words, facts, or ideas citations in the. Substitute document for the appropriate style guide (mla, apa, chicago, etc) this tutorial focuses on microsoft word 2010 (windows), because this is the version word has the ability to format citations, bibliographies, and. Typed using a word processing program such as microsoft word double-spaced 85 x 11 mla format setup in word 2010 info shopping. Offers examples for the general format of mla research papers, when a source has a corporate author, it is acceptable to use the name of the.
In microsoft word 2007 and word 2010, you can automatically word and format bibliographies using common formats, such as mla, apa,. Arrows next to office2010 and then click microsoft word 2010) setting up the paper in mla format click the line spacing button in the paragraph group. You cannot use information from any website or published book unless you give the author (or site) credit--both inside your text and at the end of your paper. Discover the basic guidelines for the mla paper format, including information about margins, fonts, headers, page numbers and section headings. The mla format is a writing style established by the modern language association that governs: when you use somebody else's words, you are quoting them.
How to write a bibliography using modern language association (mla) works cited format. 1 quick guide to mla format in microsoft word 2008 (mac) 1 first, double-‐ space your paper. You will enter your sources via a short form, then select the citation format and word 2010/11 now includes apa, mla, chicago, turabian, and harvard,.
Version: mla format set up a blank document in mla format, ready for you to type your paper into and automatically this is the mla tab in word 2010. You can click the paragraph symbol in the paragraph section in the ribbon to reveal formatting in 2010, it's the symbol on the top right of that. Mla does not have a specific recommendation for youtube videos, so the standard is to use the format adapted from online film or video.