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Referencing: MLA Style

information on how to cite sources used in your research according to MLA Style

Tables

"Place tables and illustrations as close as possible to the parts of the text to which they relate. A table is usually labeled Table, given an arabic numeral, and titled. Type both label and title flush left on separate lines above the table, and capitalize them as titles (do not use all capital letters). Give the source of the table and any notes immediately below the table in a caption. To avoid confusion between notes to the text and notes to the table, designate notes to the table with lowercase letters rather than with numerals. Double-space throughout; use dividing lines as needed ("Formatting a Research Paper")."

"Formatting a Research Paper." The MLA Style Center, The Modern Language Association, 2016, https://style.mla.org/formatting-papers/#tablesandillustrations.

 

Illustrations

"Any other type of illustrative visual material—for example, a photograph, map, line drawing, graph, or chart—should be labeled Figure (usually abbreviated Fig.), assigned an arabic numeral, and given a caption: “Fig. 1. Mary Cassatt, Mother and Child, Wichita Art Museum.” A label and caption ordinarily appear directly below the illustration and have the same one-inch margins as the text of the paper. If the caption of a table or illustration provides complete information about the source and the source is not cited in the text, no entry for the source in the works-cited list is necessary." 



"Formatting a Research Paper." The MLA Style Center, The Modern Language Association, 2016, https://style.mla.org/formatting-papers/#tablesandillustrations.