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A guide to MLA documentation : with an appendix on APA style

Author: Joseph F Trimmer
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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Describes the Modern Language Association style of documentation in research papers, covering such areas as works cited pages, citing sources, parenthetical references, summarizing, and paraphrasing; and includes a list of publisher abbreviations, an appendix on APA, and a sample outline and research paper.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Style manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph F Trimmer
ISBN: 0618646949 9780618646944
OCLC Number: 61733341
Notes: Includes index.
Description: iii, 52 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preparing the list of works cited --
Sample entries: books --
Sample entries: articles in periodicals --
Sample entries: miscellaneous print and nonprint sources --
Sample entries: electronic publications --
Documenting sources --
Placing and punctuating the parenthetical reference --
Citing sources: examples --
Using notes and parenthetical references --
Implications for your research and composing --
Evaluating sources --
Compiling source information --
Taking notes --
Quoting sources --
Summarizing and paraphrasing sources --
Avoiding plagiarism --
Sample outline and research paper --
Abbreviations for MLA documentation.
Responsibility: Joseph F. Trimmer.

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Describes the Modern Language Association style of documentation in research papers, covering such areas as works cited pages, citing sources, parenthetical references, summarizing, and paraphrasing; and includes a list of publisher abbreviations, an appendix on APA, and a sample outline and research paper.

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