9780618646944

A Guide to MLA Documentation

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  • ISBN13:

    9780618646944

  • ISBN10:

    0618646949

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/12/2005
  • Publisher: Cengage High School
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Summary

Briefer, cheaper, and easier to use than the MLA's own handbook, this popular booklet features current MLA guidelines, a new section on evaluating online sources, and an up-to-date APA appendix. The guide also provides numerous examples, a sample research paper, and helpful hints on such topics as avoiding plagiarism and taking notes.

Table of Contents

Preparing the List of Works Cited
1(14)
Sample Entries: Books
3(4)
Sample Entries: Articles in Periodicals
7(2)
Sample Entries: Miscellaneous Print and Nonprint Sources
9(2)
Sample Entries: Electronic Publications
11(3)
Documenting Sources
14(6)
Placing and Punctuating the Parenthetical Reference
15(1)
Citing Sources: Examples
16(4)
Using Notes and Parenthetical References
20(1)
Implications for Your Research and Composing
21(8)
Evaluating Sources
21(2)
Compiling Source Information
23(1)
Taking Notes
23(1)
Quoting Sources
24(1)
Summarizing and Paraphrasing Sources
25(1)
Avoiding Plagiarism
26(3)
Sample Outline and Research Paper
29(13)
Abbreviations for MLA Documentation
42(1)
Appendix on APA Style
43(6)
Preparing the List of References
44(1)
Sample Entries
45(2)
Documenting Sources
47(2)
Index 49

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