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MLA Guide for Word 2019

Works Cited Page

Below is an example of a finished Works Cited page. To get started:

  1. On line one, type and center the word "Works Cited"
  2. On line two, begin to type in your MLA-formatted citations in alphabetical order


Formatting Your Citations

We should now have our references sorted alphabetically on our references page. MLA requires that all references appear with hanging indentation. We will now look at how to apply hanging indent to our references.

1. Highlight your references:  

2. With your references highlighted, click on the Paragraph dialog box.  

  3. Look for the drop box for “Special” indentation. Select “Hanging.”