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Guide to MLA Documentation

Guide to MLA Documentation - 7th edition

Guide to MLA Documentation - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9780618646944

ISBN10: 0618646949

Guide to MLA Documentation by Joseph Trimmer - ISBN 9780618646944
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 7TH 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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International: No
Guide to MLA Documentation by Joseph Trimmer - ISBN 9780618646944

ISBN13: 9780618646944

ISBN10: 0618646949

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 7TH 06

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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

Table of Contents

1. Preparing the List of Works Cited

Sample Entries: Books
Sample Entries: Articles in Periodicals
Sample Entries: CD-ROMs, Diskette, and Dial-In Services
Sample Entries: Internet sources
Sample Entries: Other Sources

2. Documenting Sources

Placing and Punctuating the Parenthetical Reference
Citing Sources: Examples

3. Using Notes and Parenthetical References

4. Implications for Your Research and Composing

Compiling Source Cards
Composing Note Cards
Quoting Sources
Summarizing and Paraphrasing Sources
Avoiding Plagiarism

5. Sample Outline and Research Paper

6. Abbreviations for MLA Documentation

Appendix on APA Style
Preparing the List of References
Sample Entries
Documenting Sources