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15. Works Cited, References, and Bibliography: What's the Difference? MLA Style, 6th ed.
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17. Guidelines on Writing a Bibliography or Works Cited Page in MLA Style, 6th ed.
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22. Research, Writing, and Style Guides (MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard, CGOS, CBE)
● Remember to double-space all entries, indent second and subsequent alines. (Note: Entries may not appear indented here).
● List all entries alphabetically by first word of the work cited, ignoring articles: a, an, the.
● Insert consecutive page number for your paper in the upper right-hand corner, half an inch from the top.
● Put the list of Works Cited, References or Bibliography at the end of your research paper.
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Note the following two ways of citing a work with three or more authors. You must be consistent by using either one or the other style but not both in the same research paper. Either you use "et al." or you do not. If you do not use "et al." for a work with three or more authors, you must list names of all the authors in your list of Works Cited.
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Note: "The Tuxedo" is listed alphabetically by title after "Toyota" under "Tuxedo", ignoring the article "The". This would also apply to foreign language articles, such as "Le Soleil" which would be listed under "Soleil" ignoring the article "Le".
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