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MLA handbook for writers of research papers

Author: Joseph Gibaldi; Modern Language Association of America.
Publisher: New York : Modern Language Association of America, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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The revisions in the sixth edition of the MLA Handbook focus on the areas of greatest concern to students undertaking research projects today. Besides fresh citation examples, updated lists of reference works, and an improved typographic design, the new edition offers the following changes: A chapter on plagiarism explains what this offense is, why it should be taken seriously, and how good research practices  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Reference works
Handbooks and manuals
Guides, manuels, etc
Handbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Gibaldi; Modern Language Association of America.
ISBN: 0873529863 9780873529860 0613684532 9780613684538 9780873529877 0873529871
OCLC Number: 51305723
Description: xvii, 361 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Research and writing --
Plagiarism --
The mechanics of writing --
The format of the research paper --
Documentation: preparing the list of works cited --
Documentation: citing sources in the text --
Abbreviations --
Appendixes: Selected reference works by field; Other systems of documentation.
Responsibility: Joseph Gibaldi.
Local System Bib Number:
.b17234906

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Provides guidelines and examples for handling research, outlining, spelling, punctuation, formatting, and documentation.  Read more...
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MLA Handbook - Sixth Edition

by ybrett90 (WorldCat user published 2007-10-02) Excellent Permalink
This latest edition of the MLA handbook is an essential tool for students writing research papers at the high school as well as undergraduate levels. Chapter headings, annotations, and examples printed in color help the reader to find the information needed to cite every possible type of resource used...
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