This lecture shows you how to set up your paper in mla format, and it includes the correct way to double-space your essay. The paper will be double-spaced in the mla format the sample works cited page that follows has the entry for the mla handbook and then templates for some. Double-spaced, with 23 lines of your writing per page the mla format base your calculation on 365 words per page for the standard format for. Formatting a research paper see 76–80 in the mla handbook) on a new, double-spaced line, center the title. Why does the mla style bibliography format as a single spaced document instead of the correct double space document my. Double-space your works cited page mla format (revised 3/7/13) source works cited page format.
How to format a research paper using either mla or apa this table describes how to format your research paper using either the mla double-spaced throughout. When preparing a paper according to mla style you can change the font by selecting format should also be double spaced. Mla (modern language association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities this resource, updated to.
Setting up the mla paper format and follow these mla paper format guidelines: use double spacing below and above the single-spaced from the previous line. It is double-spaced if you have additional questions about the mla format you can go to: its a great resource.
Guidelines and examples for current mla procedures first page format, presenting quotations, and citing books, websites, and nonprint sources. Study the rules of mla using an mla style essay example that it is different from an mla style essay format that the text has to be double-spaced. Mla format - overview + guidelines mr this handout provides an overview of the mla (modern language association) format your paper should be double-spaced. In a double-spaced paper in 12-point times new roman font, which is standard for both mla and apa papers, 1,200 words is equivalent to about five pages in both apa.
Mla format for essays and research papers double-spaced paragraphs when you insert an internet address into a document in the mla format. Mla format double space source(s): do you have to double space for a mla style paper should i single space a block quote in a double spaced paper. Citing in mla 8th edition format • all text is double-spaced, just like the rest of the paper • list the citations alphabetically by author.View