A guide to MLA documentation

with an appendix on APA style by Joseph F. Trimmer

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin in Boston

Written in English
Published: Pages: 50 Downloads: 396
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  • Authorship -- Style manuals.,
  • Bibliographical citations -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Scholarly publishing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Academic writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJoseph F. Trimmer.
SeriesEnglish essentials
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN147 .T75 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 50 p. ;
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL822834M
ISBN 100395745365
LC Control Number95077744
OCLC/WorldCa33498765

MLA Book Citation Made Easy with This Comprehensive Guide. Do you need to cite a book in MLA format? You’ve arrived at the right place. Check who is the author and editor of the book, take note of the book’s title, find out its publisher and the place where it was published. Parenthetical Documentation - using () to identify your source. In the MLA format, parenthetical or in-text documentation, is used to briefly identify the sources of information you have borrowed in writing your paper. Parenthetical documentation should be integrated smoothly into the text of your paper, rather than listed separately. MLA Handbook, published by the Modern Language Association in For additional information, visit A DIRECTORY TO MLA STYLE In-Text Documentation 4 1. Author named in a signal phrase 4 2. Author named in parentheses 5 3. Two or more works by the same author 5 4. Authors with the same last name 5 5. Two or more authors 6 Size: 1MB. In your Bibliography, Works Cited, or References page, you must include all of the above MLA parenthetical citation. When writing a bibliography, remember that the purpose is to communicate to the reader, in a standardized manner, the sources that you have used in sufficient detail to be identified.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Revised edition of: The Harcourt guide to MLA documentation. c "With MLA updates"--Cover. The color-coded guides below adhere to formatting rules from the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 8th ed. For help with MLA 7th edition citation, see our MLA 7th Edition Citation Guide. Books. The MLA Style Manual was one of two books on MLA documentation style published by the MLA. While the MLA Handbook is aimed at secondary and post-secondary students and their teachers, the intended audience of the Manual primarily consisted of graduate students, academic scholars, professors, professional writers, and t: Style guide. Optional Elements: If the book is part of a multi-volume set, you can list the number of volumes at the end of the citation. If the book is part of a series, you can include the series name at the end of the citation. 5 vols. Bloom's : Daryl Brown.

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Product details Series: Guide to Mla Documentation/5(23). MLA is one of the preferred types of documentation in addition to APA, and I highly recommend this guide for a quick reference, especially when writing English papers or just reviewing the works of another author/5.

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Easier to use than the MLA's own handbook, A Guide to MLA Documentation includes numerous examples, a new student paper, an APA index, and helpful hints on such topics as taking notes and avoiding plagiarism.

As detailed in the MLA Handbook, MLA uses a parenthetical documentation system, which means you will place citations in parentheses within your own sentences to indicate you have used ideas, information, and quotations from sources at that particular spot in your paper; the parenthetical information points to specific sources in an alphabetized list of works cited (it’s not called a bibliography in MLA.

Book – A written work or composition that has been published – typically printed on pages bound together. Book citations in MLA 7 style generally contain the author name, book title, publication city, publisher, year published, and the medium of the work (i.e.

“Print” for print books)/5(17). MLA is one of the most common citation styles used by students and academics. This guide follows the 8th (most recent) edition of the MLA Handbook, published by the Modern Language Association in To cite sources in MLA style, you need: A list of Works Cited that gives full details of every source.

About This Product. Briefer, more affordable, and easier to use than the MLA's own handbook, this popular guide features the current MLA standards and principles, new annotated examples, and an expanded guide to citing online resources.

Adapted from: Modern Language Association of America. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 8th ed., Modern Language Association of America, 1 DOCUMENTING SOURCES: A BRIEF GUIDE TO MLA STYLE FOR DMACC STUDENT WRITERS Any academic research project must include accurate documentation of the resources consulted.

This citation guide is based on the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (8th ed.). The contents are accurate to the best of our knowledge. The contents are accurate to Author: Joe Haigh.

Adapted from: Modern Language Association of America. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 7th ed. New York: Modern Language Association of America. Print. 2 WORKS CITED: BOOKS The following are the basic elements of a citation for a book: The author's or editor's name (last name first), followed by a period.

To cite a book in MLA style (8th edition), the Works Cited list entry must always identify the author(s), title, publisher and publication date of the work. If available, include the names of any editors or translators, the edition, and the volume. If you accessed the book online, add the name of the website or database and the URL.

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Sample reference entry in MLA formatted with a hanging with one author Book with two authors (or editors) Book with three or more authors An edition of a book Book with editor or translator Book with group/corporate author Book with no given author, including The Bible.

Use the following template to cite a book using the MLA citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key. This guide in part summarizes the documentation style of the Modern Lan- guage Association of America as it appears in the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th ed. (New York: MLA, ) and in the MLA Style ManualFile Size: KB.

Here is the main page for our MLA 8th Edition Handbook Guide. Click here for information on how to cite in MLA 7. The Complete Guide to MLA 8; Fundamentals of an MLA 8 Citation; How to Format a Paper in MLA 8: A Visual Guide “How to Cite” Guides.

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Citation Machine® helps students and professionals properly credit the information that they use. Cite your book in Modern Language Association 8th edition format for free. MLA Citation Guide Book Examples MLA Citation Guide See pages 21 and 39 in the MLA Handbook. eBooks Template for Database eBooks.

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← Introduction Next example → The MLA Style Center. ←Back to MLA Citation Guide. How to cite a book in a bibliography using MLA.

The most basic entry for a book consists of the author’s name, the book title, publisher city, publisher name, year of publication, and medium.

Last Name, First Name. Book Title. Publisher City: Publisher Name, Year Published. Medium. Smith, John. The Sample Book /5(72).

Book, Two Authors. Casell, Kay Ann, and Uma Hiremath. Reference and Information Services in the 21st Century: An Introduction. Neal-Schuman, (NOTE: Authors should be listed in the order they are listed on the title page.) Book, Three or More Authors. Robbins, Chandler S., et al.

Birds of North America: A Guide to Field Identification Author: Britt McGowan. This concise guide to the most commonly used kinds of MLA citations-now with the latest 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/5(4).

This handout covers the basics of MLA format and the documentation of sources students frequently use. For more complete information, refer to the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th ed., available in the Writing Center and at the reserve desk at the Chester Fritz Library.

The MLA has a brief. Title of Book: Subtitle if Any, edited by Editor's First Name and Last Name, Edition if given and is not first, Publisher Name often shortened, Year of publication, Page numbers of the chapter, short story, or essay. Note: The author listed at the beginning of the citation is the author of the chapter, short story, or essay.

Online Books and eBooks: Not Quite the Same Thing. MLA makes a distinction between online books and eBooks: Online book: a book with a URL that you can access on a website or database like Project Gutenberg, Google Books, ProQuest Ebook Central, EBSCOhost eBooks, Early English Books Online, etc.

eBook: "a book that lacks a URL and that you use software to read on a Author: Erica Nicol. Download this 2-page PDF for a quick and printable guide to MLA citation style (8th ed). Looking for information about the older, 7th edition of the MLA Citation Style?

Contact a librarian using the link below for more : Jennifer Rohan. MLA Handbook 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, or as an e-book--or perhaps listened to in an audio version.Use the following template to cite a e-book or pdf using the MLA citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

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