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Economics & Finance Resources: MLA General Guidelines

Research resources for courses in the NCC Economics & Finance Department

General Guidelines

General Guidelines for the Body of your Paper


Font:        Times New Roman or any legible font
Font Size:             12 pt.
Margins: 1 inch top, bottom and sides
Page Numbers: Upper right corner- include works cited page
Your Name: Immediately before the page number
Title Page: No title page


Heading and Title


One inch from the top of the first page, flush with the left margin, begin your heading and title.

Type your name, your instructor's name, the course number, and the date on separate lines. Double space all the lines.

Center your title and then double space before the first line of your paper.  Do not bold, italicize or use all caps for your title.


 Sample First Page

Williams 1

Anna Williams

Professor Jones

ENG 101

04 May 2012

Obesity: A Growing Health Threat Among Children


The Writing Center @ NCC

The NCC Writing Center, part of the English Department, will help you with your papers.

The Writing Center is located in Bradley Hall.

The Satellite Writing Center is located on the second floor of the Library. 

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