If you are asked to use MLA format, be sure to consult the is available in most writing centers and reference libraries.It is also widely available in bookstores, libraries, and at the MLA web site.Remember that the paper should be double spaced with Times New Roman font 12 points, throughout the paper.
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Author’s/Student’s Name (full name) Professor’s/Instructor’s Name (full name) Course Name and Number Date of Submission (Note: in the MLA format cover page, the order of the date should be day/month/year (Leave a space after the date) Paper Title (It should be centered regular type not bolded) After the title, you should write the level one heading which should be bolded, flush left without indentation.
However, you should know that if a paragraph does not have a heading or subheading, it must have a 0.5 indentation if you are using the MLA style cover page.
Space should separate the author’s surname and page number. [Author’s/student’s Surname] 1 Note: The following details should start from the first line.
They should be at the upper left part of the first page without indentation.For instance, if your headings are typically short phrases, make all of the headings short phrases (and not, for example, full sentences). It should, however, be consistent throughout the document.If you employ multiple levels of headings (some of your sections have sections within sections), you may want to provide a key of your chosen level headings and their formatting to your instructor or editor.The APA title page can be the most confusing to format.The running head requirement seems to confuse students who don't understand whether (or in what manner) to use the term "Running head" on the first page. Type "Running head" in 12 point font in Times New Roman and try to make it level with your page number, which also appears on the first page.MLA cover page is not mandatory in research papers.However, your professor might request you to include it in your paper.The full title of your paper is placed about one third of the way down the title page. Turabian and Chicago style title pages feature the title of the paper in capital letters, centered, typed about one third of the way down the page.Any subtitle would be typed on a second line (double spaced) after a colon.These sections may include individual chapters or other named parts of a book or essay.Essays MLA recommends that when dividing an essay into sections you number those sections with an Arabic number and a period followed by a space and the section name. If you are only using one level of headings, meaning that all of the sections are distinct and parallel and have no additional sections that fit within them, MLA recommends that these sections resemble one another grammatically.