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Questions About This Book?
What version or edition is this?
This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 11/19/2003.
What is included with this book?
This concise guide to the most commonly used kinds of MLA citations-now with the latest 2003 updates-is brief enough to be used as a supplement to a handbook or literature anthology, yet comprehensive enough to address all of the documentation issues students might encounter.
Table of Contents
|1. Why Do I Have to Write a Research Paper? 2|
|Using MLA and Other Styles of Documentation|
|3. Choosing a Topic and Finding Sources|
|4. Writing and Revising Your Paper|
|5. Formatting Your Paper|
|6. Sample General Topic Research Paper|
|7. Sample Literary Analysis Research Paper|
|8. Preparing Your Bibliography|
|9. Citing Books and Parts of Books|
|10. Citing Periodicals|
|11. Citing Miscellaneous Other Sources|
|12. Citing Internet Sources|
|13. Citing Materials from Reference Databases|
|14. Parenthetical Citations|
|15. Endnotes and Footnotes|
|17. Using Square Brackets in Quotations|
|18. Using an Ellipsis to Omit Words|
|19. Punctuating Quotations|
|20. Paraphrasing and Summarizing|
|21. Avoiding Plagiarism|
|22. MLA-Recommended Abbreviations|
|23. Shortening the Names of Publishers|