These tips can help you format your paper correctly. Get more details from MLA Style Center Formatting a Research Paper.
Page margins should be set 1 inch on top, bottom, left and right.
Use an easily readable font such as Times New Roman in a standard size, such as 12.
Set your word processor to double-space the entire research paper, including quotations, notes, and the list of works cited. Leave one space after a period or other concluding punctuation mark, unless your instructor prefers two spaces.
Use a hanging indent in your word processor to create the proper spacing (0.5”) for your works cited page.
You might not see teh options on your phone. The key is to rotate the screen to landscape mode so you can see the available options (see images below to see the difference). Here are the steps:
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In your Word document, highlight your list. In the ribbon, go to the Paragraph group and select AZ Sort. In the dialog box, under Sort by, Paragraphs and Text, select Ascending to sort alphabetically, A-Z and hit OK. It's that simple!
If there is no author for your article, book, or Internet source, start the citation with the title of your resource.
Cite names in the same order listed on the article or title page of the book. Reverse only the name of the first author, add a comma, and give the other name or names in normal form (Park, Kathryn, and Erika Sollosi). Place a period after the last name. If there are more than three authors, you may name only the first and add et al. (Park, Kathryn, et al.)
For articles that appear in an online-only format or in databases that do not provide a page number, use the abbreviation n. pag. for no pagination.
According to MLA Style, you should “spell out the names of the months in the text but abbreviate the list of works cited…” This chart shows the proper use of each month for your works cited page: