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This brief, spiral-bound style manual is designed to help reduce the number of errors made by students in their formal academic writing. The manual is an inexpensive supplement to whatever text is in use for a course. It contains condensed versions of the two most commonly used writing styles (MLA and APA) and several full text examples written by undergraduate and graduate students. The conventions have been condensed to include only those most commonly needed so that students will find this style guide more accessible and less intimidating.
Table of Contents
|Locating Sources of Communication Research Scholarly|
|Journals in Communication Using Indexes to Locate Sources in Communication Searching|
|Surfing, and Browsing: Using Online Resources|
|A Representative List of Scholarly Communication Journals|
|Choosing Supporting Material Wisely|
|The Ethical and Pragmatic Necessity of Source Evaluation Five General Guidelines for Evaluating Sources|
|Is the Supporting Material Clear? Is the Supporting Material Verifiable?|
|Is the Source of the Supporting Material Competent?|
|Is the Source of the Supporting Material Objective?|
|Is the Supporting Material Relevant?|
|Applying Evaluation Guidelines to Internet Sources Final Thoughts on Using Supporting Material Wisely|
|Specialized Writing Assignments Composing a Speech Outline|
|Citing Sources Preparing the Outline Composing an Annotated Bibliography Citing Sources|
|The Abstract Sample Brief Abstract Entry Composing a Research Critique Citing Sources|
|The Critique Composing a Review of Literature Composing a Research Report|
|A Condensed MLA Style Guide|
|Formatting the Text of Your Paper Typing|
|Paper Margins Line Spacing Title Page Pagination Citing Sources in the Text of Your|
|Paper Citing Sources Obtained Electronically Primary versus Secondary Source Material Citing a Secondary Source in Your Manuscript Index to MLA|
|Works Cited Entries Sample MLA Entries Books Book with One Author Book with Two Authors Book with Three Authors Two or More Books by the Same Author Book with an Editor Book with Two Editors|
|An Edition Other than the First A Work in a Book|
|A Translation Articles Article with One Author Article with Two or Three Authors Article with Four or More Authors|
|Article in a Monthly or Bimonthly Periodical Article in a Weekly or Biweekly Periodical Newspapers Signed|
|Article from a Daily Newspaper Unsigned Article from a Daily Newspaper Signed Editorial from a Daily Newspaper Unsigned Editorial from a Daily Newspaper Manuscripts|
|Unpublished Manuscript Unpublished Papers Presented at a Professional Meeting Personal Interviews Class Lectures Two or More Lectures by the Same Speaker|
|Film Television Program Radio Broadcast Encyclopedia or Dictionary Electronic Sources Internet Sources Electronic Collection Discussion List Electronic Mail (E-Mail) Article in an Online Publication Online|
|Book Home Page in Support of a Course Home Page in Support of an Academic Department Preparing the List of Works Cited|
|A Condensed APA Style Guide Formatting the Text of Your Paper Typing Paper Margins Line|
|Spacing Title Page Pagination Binding Abstracts Citing Sources in the Text of Your Paper Citing Sources Obtained Electronically Primary versus Secondary Source Material|
|Citing a Secondary Source in Your Manuscript Index to APA Reference Entries Sample APA Entries Books Book with One Author Book with Two Authors Book with Three Authors Two or More Books by the Same Author Book with an Editor Book with Two Editors An Edition Other than the|
|First A Work in a Book A Translation Articles Article with One Author Article with Two Authors Article with Three or More Authors Article in a Monthly or Bimonthly Periodical 54 Article in a Weekly or Biweekly Periodical Newspapers Signed|
|Article from a Daily Newspaper Unsigned Article from a Daily Newspaper Signed Editorial from a Daily Newspaper Unsigned Editorial from a Daily Newspaper Manuscript Unpublished Manuscript Unpublished Paper Presented at a Meeting|
|Personal Communication Lecture Film Television Program Radio Broadcast Encyclopedia or Dictionary Electronic Sources Internet Article Based on a Print Source|
|Article in an Internet-Only Journal or Periodical Multipage Document Created by Private Organization, No Date Stand-Alone Document, No Author Identified|
|No Date E-Mail Electronic Copy of an Article or Abstract Retrieved from a Database Online Discussion Groups, and Electronic Mailing Lists Preparing the List of References|
|Model Paper Following APA Guidelines|
|Model Annotated Bibliography in APA Style|
|Model Journal Critique in APA Style|
|Model Research Report in APA Style|
|Model Speaking Preparation Outline Following APA Guidelines|
|Model Paper Following MLA Guidelines|
|Model Speaking Preparation Outline Following MLA Guidelines|
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