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MLA Handbook

Author: Modern Language Association of America.
Publisher: New York : The Modern Language Association of America, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Eighth editionView all editions and formats
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Rethinking documentation for the digital age. The Modern Language Association, the authority on research and writing, takes a fresh look at documenting sources in the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook. Works are published today in a dizzying range of formats. A book, for example, may be read in print, online, as an e-book, or perhaps listened to in an audio version. On the Web, modes of publication are regularly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Handbooks, manuals, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
MLA Handbook
New York : The Modern Language Association of America, [2016]
(DLC) 2015047757
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Modern Language Association of America.
ISBN: 9781603292627 1603292624 1603292640 9781603292641 1603292659 9781603292658
OCLC Number: 930786330
Notes: Previous title: MLA handbook for writers of research papers.
Description: xiv, 146 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1. Principles of MLA style : Introduction --
Why document sources? --
Plagiarism and academic dishonesty --
Think: evaluating your sources --
Select: gathering information about your sources --
Organize: creating your documentation --
Part II. Details of MLA style : Introduction --
The mechanics of scholarly prose --
Works cited --
In-text citations --
Citations in forms other than print. Foreword / Rosemary G. Feal --
Preface / Katheen Fitzpatrick. --
Part 1. Principles of MLA style: Introduction ; Why document sources? ; Plagiarism and academic dishonesty ; Think: evaluating your sources ; Select: gathering information about your sources --
Organize: creating your documentation : The list of works cited : The core elements ; Optional elements --
In-text citations --
Part 2. Details of MLA style : 1. The mechanics of scholarly prose : Names of persons : First and subsequent uses of names ; Titles of authors ; Names of authors and fictional characters ; Names in languages other than English --
Titles of sources : Capitalization and punctuation ; Italics and quotation marks ; Shortened titles ; Titles within titles ; Titles of sources in languages other than English --
Quotations : Use and accuracy of quotations ; Prose ; Poetry ; Drama ; Ellipsis ; Other alterations of quotations ; Punctuation with quotations ; Translations of quotations --
Numbers : Use of numerals or words ; Commas in numbers ; Inclusive numbers ; Roman numerals --
Dates and times --
Abbreviations : Months ; Common academic abbreviations ; Publisher's names ; Titles of works --
2. Works cited : Names of authors : Variant forms ; Titles and suffixes ; Corporate authors --
Titles : Introduction, preface, foreword, or afterword ; Translations of titles --
Versions --
Publisher --
Locational elements : Plus sign with page number ; URLS and DOIs --
Punctuation in the works-cited list : Square brackets ; Foreword slash --
Formatting and ordering the works-cited list : Letter-by-letter alphabetization ; Multiple works by one author ; Multiple works by coauthors ; Alphabetizing by title ; Cross-references --
3. In-text citations : Author : Coauthors ; Corporate author --
Title : Abbreviating titles of sources ; Descriptive terms in place of titles --
Numbers in in-text citations : Style of numerals ; Numbers in works available in multiple editions ; Other citations not involving page numbers --
Indirect sources --
Repeated use of sources --
Punctuation in the in-text citation --
4. Citations in forms other than print --
Practice template --
Index.
Other Titles: MLA handbook for writers of research papers.
Responsibility: Association of America, Modern Language.

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