Resource 19: MLA Works Cited Page: Basic Format (OWL)

MLA Works Cited Page: Basic Format

We are starting with the end in our exploration of transitioning into research essay writing, the Works Cited page. I like this approach because you get a tangible feel for how you are technically working the ideas of your sources into your own original ideas.

Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab (OWL) gives a good overview of how to approach proper citation for a research essay. Our textbook Writing for Success even refers readers to go to the regularly updated MLA information on Purdue OWL.

We will start here with:

MLA Works Cited Page: Basic Format

Resource 18: “Argument Papers: Rebuttal Sections”-Purdue OWL

Purdue OWL’s section on the “Argument Paper” includes this guideline for the refutation of the opposing view, which this site calls the “rebuttal section.” We will use this process the debate and think about how to effectively process the ideas that arose into writing.

“The Rebuttal Section”