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Basic Rules for citing in MLA
Alphabetize citation list. Do not consider A, An or The at the beginning of a title.
Double space work cited page.
Italicize titles, including any subtitle(s).
Capitalize words First, Last and all Principal words in titles.
Article or books without an author or editor, begin the entry with the title.
Create hanging indents for records longer than one line. (keyboard shortcut: Control + T)
Online sources: citations include publication date for source and the date you accessed them (keep track of dates you visit web sites)
Easybib - EasyBib is an intuitive information literacy platform that provides citation, note taking, and research tools that are easy-to-use and educational. (Free MLA, registration required for APA & Chicago.)