MLA 7th edition basics Works Cited guide

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This is the basic format for a Works Cited entry.

  • Alphabetized list of works cited.
  • List appears at the end of your research paper.
  • Include only sources that you have quoted, summarized, or paraphrased.
  • All works cited must include the medium in which a work was published.


        Author. Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year. Type

            of Material.


One Author

  • Write the author’s name as Last      Name, First Name.

Diamond, Jared. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies. New York: Norton, 1999. Print.

Two or More Authors

King, Samuel P., and Randall W. Roth. Broken Trust: Greed, Mismanagement, and Political Manipulation at America’s Largest Charitable Trust. Honolulu: U of Hawaii P, 2006. Print.

Laverty, Melina F., Eleanor J. Sterling, Amelia Chiles, and Georgina Cullman. Biodiversity 101. Westport: Greenwood, 2008. Print.

Unknown Authorbeginning with the Title.

Huge ocean. Chicago: Crabtree, 2011. Print.


Encyclopedias and Reference Books

         Author of Article (if given). “Article Title.” Title of

            Reference Book. Editor. Vol. number (if any). City of

            Publication: Publisher, Year. Page(s). Type of Material.

Butwell, Richard. “Vietnam.” Lands and Peoples. Vol. 2. Danbury: Grolier, 2001. 293-302. Print.

  • Providing the number of volumes      for multi-volume sets is optional.

Jamieson, Neil. L. “Vietnamese.” Encyclopedia of Modern Asia. Ed. David Levinson and Karen Christenson. Vol. 6. New York: Scribner’s, 2002. Print. 6 vols.

Newspaper Articles.

         Author. “Title of Article.” Title of Newspaper Date, edition:

             Page(s). Type of Material.

Dreazen, Yochi J. “U.S. Asks China to Account for Tiananmen.” Wall Street Journal 4 June 2009: A8. Print.

Kalani, Nanea. “Stimulus Money for Technology Available, Could Be Hard to Get.” Pacific Business News [Honolulu] 5 June 2009: 4. Print.


 Web Sites

Author. “Title of the Web Page.” Title of the Overall Web Site.

    Version or Edition. Publisher or Sponsor, Date. Web. Date of


Website with author-

Altonn, Helen. “Marine Team Sounds Alarm for Reefs.” Star Bulletin, 29 Aug. 2008. Web. 17 June 2009.

Website with no author-

“Hawaii Drunk Driving Statistics.” Alcohol Alert. KeRo, 2009. Web. 17 Mar. 2009.

Website with organization (group) as author-

American Library Association. “Dewey Decimal System.” Americna Library Association. ALA, 2009. Web. 17 Mar. 2009.

Entire Weblog (blog) – cite a blog as you would an entire Web site.

Acevedo, Carmen. “Manejo de información”. WordPress. May 2009. Web. 4 Oct 2013.


Adapted by Mrs. Carmen Amelia Acevedo to students 7th-10th grade from Escuela Elemental y Superior Antolina Vélez UIPR Aguadilla with the recommendations works cited to present by Mrs. M. López. Oct/2013.


Entry filed under: bibliografías, Manejo de información, MLA, Trabajos citados.

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