MLA Documentation

ISBN-10: 0838407633

ISBN-13: 9780838407639

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Linda Smoak Schwartz

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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.
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List price: $40.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Cengage Heinle
Publication date: 11/19/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Why Do I Have To Write A Research Paper?
Using MLA and Other Styles Of Documentation
Modern Language Association (MLA) Style
American Psychological Association (APA) Style
Chicago Manual of Style (Chicago/CMS) Style
American Political Science Association (APSA) Style
Linguistic Society of America (LSA) Style
Council of Biology Editors (CBE) Style
American Chemical Society (ACS) Style
American Mathematical Society (AMS) Style
Choosing a Topic and Finding Sources
Choosing an Appropriate Research Strategy
Choosing a Topic
Narrowing Your Topic
Creating a Working Outline to Guide Your Research
Creating a Working Bibliography
Finding Sources in the Library
Searching for Sources on the Internet
Evaluating Research Sources
Taking Notes
Writing and Revising Your Paper
Writing the Paper
Preparing a Final Outline for Your Paper
Preparing Your Works-Cited Page
Revising Your Paper
Formatting Your Paper
Sample General Topic Research Paper
"The Story of Sarah Good: Guilty or Innocent?"
Sample Literary Analysis Research Paper
"An Analysis of the Character Biff Loman in Death of a Salesman."
Preparing Your Bibliography
General Guidelines for Preparing Your Bibliography
Spacing of Punctuation Marks
Shortening Numbers
Preparing an Annotated Bibliography
Citing Titles Correctly in a Works-Cited List
Converting All Titles to MLA-Style
Underlining Titles in a Works-Cited List
Using Quotations Marks around a Title in a Works-Cited List
Titles Not Underlined or in Quotation Marks in the Text of a Paper
Underlining Titles of Published Editions of Sacred Works
Formatting the Names of Parts of a Work in the Text of a Paper
Formatting the Names of Parts of a Work in a Works-Cited List
Formatting First Lines of Poems as Titles in a Works-Cited List
Formatting Titles Containing Quotations
Formatting Titles Falling inside Other Titles
Citing Books And Parts Of Books
Citing Books
Citing Parts of Books
Citing Anthologies and Works in Anthologies
Citing Essays
Citing Reprinted Essays, Articles, and Excerpts
Citing Periodicals
What Is a Periodical? Citing Scholarly Journal Articles
Citing Popular Magazines
Citing Newspaper Articles
Citing Reviews from Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers
Citing Miscellaneous Other Sources
A Pamphlet with an Author Given
A Pamphlet with a Corporation or Organization Listed as an Author
A Government Publication
An Unpublished Dissertation
An Unpublished Master's Thesis
A Published Dissertation
An Abstract from Dissertation Abstracts International
A Film
A Videocassette or Digital Videodisc (DVD)
A Television Program
A Television Interview
A Transcript of a Television Interview
A Radio Program
A Recording of a Classical Piece of Music
A Popular Song
Song Lyrics from an LP Liner or Compact Disc Booklet
Liner Notes or Booklet Essay from a Record or Compact Disc
A Music Video
A Map
An Advertisement in a Popular Monthly or Bimonthly Magazine
An Advertisement in a Popular Weekly or Biweekly Magazine
A Television Advertisement
A Cartoon
A Comic Strip
A Poster
A Poster Published in a Monthly Magazine
A Speech, Lecture, or Presentation
A Published Interview
A Personal Interview
A Telephone Interview
An E-Mail Interview
A Published Letter
An Unpublished Letter
A Memo
Citing Internet and CD-ROM Sources
General Guidelines for Citing Internet Sources
Citing Online Scholarly Journals
Citing Online Popular Magazines
Citing Online Newspaper Articles
Citing Other Miscellaneous Internet Sources
Citing Materials from a CD-ROM
Citing Materials From Reference Databases
Citing Personal Subscription Databases
Citing Online Library Subscription Databases
Citing Abstracts of Articles
Citing Free Online Reference Databases
Citing Online Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Citing Articles from Print Reference Books
Citing a Definition from a Dictionary
Citing an Article from SIRS (Social Issues Resources S
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