The information on this handout is derived from the 8th edition of the MLA Handbook.
When incorporating information into a research paper which is directly derived from another source, it is necessary to insert a parenthetical reference within the body of the paper indicating the author’s last name and the page number. For more examples, the MLA Handbook, 8th edition.
The Works Cited list should appear as a separate page at the end of the paper, numbered as though it were a page in the paper. Double-space between and within entries. Entries should be alphabetized by first word of entry. Second and subsequent lines in each entry should be indented ½ inch.
[Use the Digital Object Identifier (doi) if given. Otherwise, use the URL.]
Chan, Evans. “Postmodernism and Hong Kong Cinema.” Postmodern Culture, vol. 10, no. 3, May 2000. Project Muse, doi: 10.1353/pmc.2000.0021.
Goldman, Anne. “Questions of Transport: Reading Primo Levi Reading Dante.” The Georgia Review, vol. 64, no. 1, 2010, pp. 69-88. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/41403188.
[When no individual author or editor is listed, but rather a foundation, association, or company.]
[If an article is not printed on consecutive pages, include only the first page number and a plus sign.]