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ENGL 2 Carney-Waddy

Papers using MLA citation style include:

  • A Works Cited page a the end of the paper listing all sources used.
  • The title Works Cited is centered and bolded at the top of the page.
  • Citations are alphabetized by author's last name
  • Each entry is double-spaced
  • The first line of each entry is at the left margin; additional lines are indented with a hanging indent 1/2 inch from the margin.

Making Citations is a Two-part Process

1. In-text: enclose the author's name and page number in parentheses.

2. Works Cited entry: Add the full citation of the corresponding source into the Works Cited list.

Part 1: In-text citations

Stressful challenges have surfaced with the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic (“Coping with Stress”). The Covid-19 pandemic has had an impact on healthcare workers (Antonijevic  et al.).

Part 2: Work Cited entries

Antonijevic, Jovana, et al. “Mental Health of Medical Personnel During the COVID19 Pandemic.” Brain and Behavior, vol. 10, no. 12, Wiley Subscription Services, Inc, 2020, p. e01881–n/a, doi:10.1002/brb3.1881.

“Coping With Stress.” Covid-19 : Your Health, Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, 22 Jan 2021,

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