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Creating an Alphabetical Works Cited Page WD 111
To Enter More Text
The next step is to type the last paragraph of text in the research paper.
1 Position the
insertion point
on the paragraph
mark below the
fourth paragraph in
the research paper
(Figure 2–48).
citation shows
name of Web site
last
paragraph
entered
2 Type the last
paragraph of the
research paper
(Figure 2–49):
Mobile users
communicate
wirelessly
through
wireless
messaging services, wireless Internet access points, and global
positioning systems. Anyone can take advantage of wireless communications
using mobile computers and devices.
Figure 2–49
To Save an Existing Document with the Same File Name
You have made several edits to the research paper since you last saved it. Thus, you
should save it again. The following step saves the document again.
1 Click the Save button on the Quick Access Toolbar to overwrite the previous Wireless
Communications Paper fi le on the USB fl ash drive.
Creating an Alphabetical Works Cited Page
According to the MLA style, the works cited page is a list of sources that are referenced
directly in a research paper. You place the list on a separate numbered page with the title,
Works Cited, centered one inch from the top margin. The works are to be alphabetized
by the author’s last name or, if the work has no author, by the work’s title. The fi rst line of
each entry begins at the left margin. Indent subsequent lines of the same entry one-half
inch from the left margin.
Plan
Ahead
Create the list of sources.
A bibliography is an alphabetical list of sources referenced in a paper. Whereas the text of
the research paper contains brief references to the source (the citations), the bibliography
lists all publication information about the source. Documentation styles differ signifi cantly
in their guidelines for preparing a bibliography. Each style identifi es formats for various
sources including books, magazines, pamphlets, newspapers, Web sites, television programs,
paintings, maps, advertisements, letters, memos, and much more. You can fi nd information
about various styles and their guidelines in printed style guides and on the Web.
 
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