9780155064157

Harcourt Guide to MLA Documentation

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  • ISBN13:

    9780155064157

  • ISBN10:

    0155064150

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/15/2000
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

A concise guide to the most commonly used kinds of MLA citations. The text emphasizes how to cite electronic sources.

Table of Contents

Why Do I Have to Write a Research Paper?
1(2)
Using MLA and Other Styles of Documentation
3(3)
Choosing a Topic and Finding Sources
6(18)
Writing and Revising Your Paper
24(5)
Formatting Your Paper
29(2)
Sample General Topic Research Paper
31(17)
Sample Literary Analysis Research Paper
48(12)
Preparing Your Bibliography
60(5)
Citing Books and Parts of Books
65(12)
Citing Periodicals
77(8)
Citing Miscellaneous Other Sources
85(10)
Citing Internet Sources
95(14)
Citing Materials from Reference Databases
109(16)
Parenthetical Citations
125(9)
Endnotes and Footnotes
134(2)
Quotations
136(11)
Using Square Brackets in Quotations
147(3)
Using an Ellipsis to Omit Words
150(4)
Punctuating Quotations
154(4)
Paraphrasing and Summarizing
158(4)
Avoiding Plagiarism
162(2)
MLA-Recommended Abbreviations
164(4)
Shortening the Names of Publishers
168(2)
Works Consulted 170

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