An MLA Style Template in Word 2003

Add the Header

Now let's add the header (not to be confused with the Heading). The Header is the small amount of text that repeats at the top of each page. First, access the Header by clicking View > Header and Footer

The marching ants come up. Click the Right-Align button and type your LastName, plus one extra space after:

Use the Insert Page Number button to get the page number there. Do NOT type the number "1" using your keyboard, because every page will be numbered "1". Using the Insert Page Number button will properly number every page.

Double-Click anywhere on the document outside of the Header box to get out of formatting the header. Your document should look like this now: