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    MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing

    ISBN-10: 0873522974
    ISBN-13: 9780873522977
    Author(s): Modern Language Association of America Staff
    Description: For more than half a century, the documentation style recommended by the Modern Language Association for scholarly manuscripts and student research papers has been widely adopted by academic journals, university and commercial presses, schools,  More...
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    Edition: 3rd
    Publisher: Modern Language Association of America
    Binding: Hardcover
    Pages: 336
    Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.05" tall
    Weight: 1.628
    Language: English

    For more than half a century, the documentation style recommended by the Modern Language Association for scholarly manuscripts and student research papers has been widely adopted by academic journals, university and commercial presses, schools, college departments, and individual instructors. MLA style is used in humanities research throughout the United States and Canada and is recognized around the world.

    Foreword
    Preface
    Scholarly Publishing
    Scholars and Scholarly Publishing
    Refereed and Nonrefereed Publications
    Deciding to Submit a Manuscript
    Placing a Manuscript with a Journal
    Scholarly Journals
    Types of Scholarly Articles
    Selecting a Journal
    Submitting a Manuscript to a Journal
    Evaluation of a Manuscript
    Acceptance of a Manuscript
    Placing a Manuscript with a Press
    Scholarly Presses
    Types of Scholarly Books
    Selecting a Press
    Submitting a Prospectus for a Book
    Submitting a Manuscript to a Press
    Evaluation of a Manuscript
    Acceptance of a Manuscript
    Production and Publication
    Copyediting
    Proofreading
    Preparing an Index
    Design
    Composition, Printing, Binding, Electronic Production
    Marketing
    Conclusion
    Legal Issues in Scholarly Publishing
    Introduction
    Copyright
    Development of Copyright Law in the United States
    Subject Matter of Copyright
    Ownership of Copyright
    Co-ownership of Copyright
    Works Made for Hire
    Material Objects
    Term of Copyright
    Registration of Copyright
    Copyright Notice
    Renewal of Copyright
    Rights of Copyright Owners
    Transfers and Terminations
    Fair Use of Copyrighted Works
    Requesting Permission
    Damages for Copyright Infringement and Attorney's Fees
    International Copyright
    Copyright and Computer Networks
    Publishing Contracts
    Books
    Journal Articles and Contributions to Edited Works
    Defamation
    Libel
    Opinion
    Truth as Defense
    Actual Malice
    Right of Privacy
    Emergence of Privacy Law
    Unreasonable Publicity of Private Life
    Publicity Placing Another in a False Light
    Consent as Defense
    Further Guidance
    Basics of Scholarly Writing
    Audience, Genre, and the Conventions of Scholarship
    Language and Style
    Spelling
    Consistency and Choice of Spelling
    Word Division
    Plurals
    Accents
    Umlauts
    Ligatures and Other Special Characters
    Punctuation
    Purpose of Punctuation
    Commas
    Semicolons
    Colons
    Dashes and Parentheses
    Hyphens
    Apostrophes
    Quotation Marks
    Square Brackets
    Slashes
    Periods, Question Marks, and Exclamation Points
    Spacing after Concluding Punctuation Marks
    Italics
    Words and Letters Referred to as Words and Letters
    Foreign Words in an English Text
    Emphasis
    Names of Persons
    First and Subsequent Uses of Names
    Titles of Persons
    Names of Authors and Fictional Characters
    Dutch and German Names
    French Names
    Greek Names
    Hungarian Names
    Italian Names
    Russian Names
    Spanish Names
    Latin Names
    Asian Names
    Names in Other Languages
    Capitalization
    English
    French
    German
    Italian
    Portuguese
    Russian
    Spanish
    Latin
    Other Languages
    Titles of Works in the Manuscript
    General Guidelines
    Italicized Titles
    Titles in Quotation Marks
    Titles and Quotations within Titles
    Exceptions
    Shortened Titles
    Quotations
    Accuracy of Quotations
    Prose
    Poetry
    Drama
    Ellipsis
    Other Alterations of Sources
    Punctuation with Quotations
    Translations of Quotations
    Numbers
    Arabic Numerals
    Use of Words or Numerals
    Commas in Numbers
    Percentages and Amounts of Money
    Dates and Times of the Day
    Inclusive Numbers
    Roman Numerals
    Romanization
    Further Guidance
    Preparation of Scholarly Manuscripts
    Introduction
    Physical Characteristics of the Printed Manuscript
    Divisions of the Text
    Margins
    Text Formatting
    Title and Author's Name
    Page Numbers
    Tables and Illustrations
    Paper and Printing
    Corrections and Revisions
    Binding
    Manuscripts for Publication
    Preparation of Theses and Dissertations
    Student Works as Professional Documents
    Prescribed Guidelines
    Selecting a Topic
    Preparing a Prospectus
    Special Format Requirements
    Theses and Dissertations as Published Works
    Divisions of the Text
    Page Numbers
    Margins
    Spacing
    Binding of Print Copies
    Submission of Electronic Files
    Publishing the Dissertation through ProQuest
    Terms of Agreement
    Abstract
    Copyright
    Permissions
    Documentation: Preparating the List of Works Cited
    The Purposes of Documentation
    Documentation and Ethics
    MLA Style
    The List of Works Cited
    Introduction
    Placement of the List of Works Cited
    Arrangement of Entries
    Two or More Works by the Same Author
    Two or More Works by the Same Authors
    Cross-References
    Citing Periodical Print Publications
    Introduction
    An Article in a Scholarly Journal
    An Article in a Scholarly Journal That Uses Only Issue Numbers
    An Article in a Scholarly Journal with More Than One Series
    An Article in a Newspaper
    An Article in a Magazine
    A Review
    An Abstract in an Abstracts Journal
    An Anonymous Article
    An Editorial
    A Letter to the Editor
    A Serialized Article
    A Special Issue
    Citing Nonperiodical Print Publications
    Introduction
    A Book by a Single Author
    An Anthology or a Compilation
    A Book by Two or More Authors
    A Book by a Corporate Author
    A Work in an Anthology
    An Article in a Reference Book
    An Introduction, a Preface, a Foreword, or an Afterword
    An Anonymous Book
    A Scholarly Edition
    A Translation
    An Illustrated Book or a Graphic Narrative
    A Book Published in a Second or Subsequent Edition
    A Multivolume Work
    A Book in a Series
    A Republished Book or Journal Issue
    A Publisher's Imprint
    A Book with Multiple Publishers
    A Brochure, Pamphlet, or Press Release
    A Government Publication
    The Published Proceedings of a Conference
    A Book in a Language Other Than English
    A Book Published before 1900
    A Book without Stated Publication Information or Pagination
    An Unpublished Dissertation
    A Published Dissertation
    Citing Web Publications
    Introduction
    A Nonperiodical Publication
    A Scholarly Journal
    A Periodical Publication in an Online Database
    Citing Additional Common Sources
    A Television or Radio Broadcast
    A Sound Recording
    A Film or a Video Recording
    A Performance
    A Musical Score
    A Work of Visual Art
    An Interview
    A Map or Chart
    A Cartoon or Comic Strip
    An Advertisement
    A Lecture, a Speech, an Address, or a Reading
    A Manuscript or Typescript
    A Letter, a Memo, or an E-Mail Message
    A Legal Source
    An Article in a Microform Collection of Articles
    An Article Reprinted in a Loose-Leaf Collection of Articles
    A Publication on CD-ROM or DVD-ROM
    A Digital File
    A Work in More Than One Publication Medium
    Documentation: Citing Sources in the Text
    Parenthetical Documentation and the List of Works Cited
    Information Required in Parenthetical Documentation
    Readability
    Sample References
    Citing an Entire Work, Including a Work with No Page Numbers
    Citing Part of a Work
    Citing Volume and Page Numbers of a Multivolume Work
    Citing a Work Listed by Title
    Citing a Work by a Corporate Author
    Citing Two or More Works by the Same Author or Authors
    Citing Indirect Sources
    Citing Common Literature
    Citing More Than One Work in a Single Parenthetical Reference
    Citing a Book with Signatures and No Page Numbers
    Using Notes with Parenthetical Documentation
    Content Notes
    Bibliographic Notes
    Abbreviations
    Introduction
    Time Designations
    Geographic Names
    Common Scholarly Abbreviations and Reference Words
    Publishers' Names
    Titles of Works
    Bible
    Works by Shakespeare
    Works by Chaucer
    Other Works
    Names of Languages
    Proofreading Symbols
    Symbols Used in the Text
    Symbols Used in the Margin
    Sample Marked Proof
    Specialized Style Manuals
    Sources of Examples in 3.4-5
    Index

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