5. MLA Citation and Works Cited Page

Your researched information requires you to use MLA format. That means using a specific kind of parenthetical citation that includes two things: source and page or section (Smith 89). This will refer to a specific entry in the Works Cited page: Smith, John. When We Were Young and It Mattered. New York: Harcourt, Brace. 1998.


In the sections below, I’ve given you some examples of parenthetical sitations and the Works Cited page. Also, your handbook has plenty of information on the topic. Please refer to your online handbook for several sections on using MLA citation: