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Guide to creating an MLA style header

in Microsoft Office 2007 or 2010

In the header, type your last name and insert a page number in the top right-hand corner of the page:

1. Open Header by either:

a. Double clicking in margin at very top of page

b. OR clicking on ‘Insert’ tab, ‘Header’ and ‘Blank’

2. Click on ‘Page Number’ and select ‘Top of Page’ and ‘Plain Number 3’

3. Type your last name and add one space before the page number

4.  Close the Red X box

 Tech Tip: Use Crtl+Enter for a page break

 MLA Style Tech Tip:  At the beginning of your document, under the header, you will type in double space:

 Your Name

 Your Professor’s Name

 The Course Title

 Date in the following format:   Date Month Year (Example:  1 January 2013)


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