THIS IS HOW YOUR HEADING WILL LOOK ON YOUR RESEARCH PAPER.(Name )__________________________(Teacher)_________________________(Subject)__________________________(Period #)_________________________(Date)____________________________ RESEARCH PAPER CITATION: MLA 1. MLA stands for the ___________________________________________. 2. MLA is a trusted ________________________ that shows you how your paper should look. 3. MLA is the guidelines that most scholars, ___________ and _____________ use. 4. MLA helps you avoid ____________________ by showing you how to cite your sources. 5. Plagiarism is a very serious offense. It is using another author’s ________ and claiming them as your own by not citing them in your paper. If done, it can lead to serious consequences. 6. The Works Cited page comes at the very ______ of your research paper. It is an alphabetical list of sources (_________________, encyclopedias, _________________, and journals) that you have quoted in your paper. 7. The font of your paper will need to be ______________________ and ____ point size. 8. You will need to have ____ inch margins all around your paper. This online tool can help- http://www.westga.edu/~library/depts/liaison/english/mla.shtml MLA INFO SHEET BOOK Last name, First name. Title. City: Publishing Company, Year. Pages. EXAMPLE: Camus, Albert. The Stranger. New York: Vintage International, 1989. 10-31. NEWSPAPER ARTICLE Last name, First name. “Article Title.” Newspaper Title Date; Section or Page #. EXAMPLE: Natale, Richard. “Traffic Revs Up, but Tom’s Still Driving.” Los Angeles Times 8 January 2001; F4. Indent ½” after the first lineA WORK IN AN ANTHOLOGY Last name, First name. “Title of Work.” Anthology name. The name of the Transcriber. City: Publishing Company, Year. Pages. EXAMPLE: Calvino, Italo. “Cybernetics and Ghosts.” The Uses of Literature: Essays. Trans: Patrick Creagh. San Diego: Harcourt, 1982. 3-27. MAGAZINE ARTICLE Last name, First name. “Article Title.” Magazine Title Date: Page #’s. EXAMPLE: Bennett, Rad. “This is Widescreen.” Sound and Vision January 2001: 108-112. Create entries for the following: 1. A book by Robert Akins called Greeks and Romans. It was published by Random House in Philadelphia in 1987. 2. A book by Henry Goldman called Ancient Civilizations. It was published in Philadelphia by Gold House in 1989. 3. Linda Lewis wrote an article entitled “Atlanta Roadways are in Need of Repair” in the Atlanta Journal Constitution on June 15, 2006. It was located on page C3. 4. Joshua Petruna wrote an article on February 2, 2001 called “Saving Money on Electronics” in the Cleveland Plain Dealer. It was located on E2.