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A guide to MLA documentation : with an appendix on APA style /
Joseph F. Trimmer.
edition
8th ed.
imprint
Boston, Mass. : Wadsworth/Cengage, c2010.
description
iv, 43 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0618967893 (pbk.), 9780618967896 (pbk.)
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imprint
Boston, Mass. : Wadsworth/Cengage, c2010.
isbn
0618967893 (pbk.)
9780618967896 (pbk.)
catalogue key
6848777
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
Main Description
Briefer, more affordable, 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.
Main Description
Briefer, more affordable, 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.
Main Description
The Eighth Edition of A Guide to MLA Documentation is an affordable, concise guide that provides only the information that you really need and-according to many students and instructors-is easier to use than the MLA's own handbook.
Table of Contents
Preparing the List of Works Citedp. 1
Sample Entries: Books in Printp. 3
Sample Entries: Articles in Print Periodicalsp. 7
Sample Entries: Miscellaneous Print and Nonprint Sourcesp. 9
Sample Entries: Web Publicationsp. 10
Documenting Sourcesp. 13
Placing and Punctuating the Parenthetical Referencep. 14
Citing Sources: Examplesp. 15
Using Notes and Parenthetical Referencesp. 19
Implications for Your Research and Composingp. 20
Evaluating Sourcesp. 20
Compiling Source Informationp. 22
Taking Notesp. 22
Quoting Sourcesp. 23
Summarizing and Paraphrasing Sourcesp. 24
Avoiding Plagiarismp. 25
Annotated Student Research Paperp. 28
Abbreviations for MLA Documentationp. 34
Appendix on APA Stylep. 35
Preparing the List of Referencesp. 36
Sample Entriesp. 37
Documenting Sourcesp. 39
Indexp. 41
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