Selections from Books
Notes on Capitalization of Titles in MLA
The general rule for capitalization is to capitalize the first,
last, and all major words in the title.
The following parts of speech and sentence components are NOT
| Both definite (the)
and indefinite articles (a, an).
here for a list of common prepositions
|| and, but, for, yet, so,
|| when used in infinitives (to
go, to see)
Several examples of capitalization of titles are given on the citation
examples pages for each individual type of source.