The MLA Works Cited page can be found in any research paper or essay in MLA style. It contains all of the sources and works that you have cited in your paper. This page is important because it simplifies the documentation by allowing you to make shorter citations for the sources in your text.
n.p. for no publisher
n.d. for no date
n. pag. for no page numbers
All of the citations in your MLA Works Cited pages should have a corresponding in-text citation in the research paper. The in-text citation could be in parenthesis, quotes or in any reference to a published work in your paper. You should remember that if the there is a citation in your list that does not have a counterpart in your research paper or essay, it would taken as an improperly listed source. On the other hand, any mentioned source in your paper that is not included in the list of sources in your MLA Works Cited page is also a problem. Any of these oversights committed can lead to allegations of plagiarism.