MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers

Author: Joseph Gibaldi
Publisher:
ISBN: 0873529766
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Report writing

For nearly half a century, the style recommended by the Modern Language Association for scholarly manuscripts and student research papers has been widely adopted and required not only by journals and presses but also by schools, departments, and individual instructors. Since the publication of the first edition in 1977, the MLA Handbook has sold over five million copies worldwide. The fifth edition of the MLA Handbook is revamped for the Internet age. A complete toolbox for online research, this edition offers guidance in -- finding research materials online -- judging the quality of information on the Internet -- using expanded and updated MLA formats to document a wide variety of online sources -- preparing texts in electronic form The MLA Handbook's authoritative guidelines on research practices and MLA style are enhanced in other ways. New topics have been added, and citation examples, the list of suggested writing guides, and the appendix of reference works by field have been expanded and updated. The fifth edition serves as both a classroom text and a reference book for students and writers to use independently. Teachers and students of writing, literature, languages, philosophy, and other humanities fields will find this guide indispensable.

MLA Handbook

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: 1603292624
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Bibliographical citations

The authoritative account of MLA style, a system of documenting research sources in student and scholarly writing. Provides comprehensive guidelines for citing works in all formats and media and discusses the principle of academic honesty and how to identify and avoid plagiarism.

MLA Handbook

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: 1603292624
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Bibliographical citations

The authoritative account of MLA style, a system of documenting research sources in student and scholarly writing. Provides comprehensive guidelines for citing works in all formats and media and discusses the principle of academic honesty and how to identify and avoid plagiarism.

A Concise Guide to MLA Style and Documentation

Author: Thomas Fasano
Publisher: Coyote Canyon Press
ISBN: 9780982129814
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

A CONCISE GUIDE TO MLA STYLE AND DOCUMENTATION is an affordable and classroom-tested resource that provides only the information students need most often and -- according to the author's own students -- is easier to use than the actual MLA Handbook. This edition incorporates several major changes from the new MLA Handbook, Seventh Edition. It also has a two-color design, a numbering system, and an index to help students find information quickly and easily. Here students will discover useful advice on gathering sources, compiling notes, summarizing, paraphrasing, quoting properly, and avoiding plagiarism.

The Cambridge Companion to Jane Austen

Author: Edward Copeland
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139826211
Release Date: 2010-12-23
Genre: Literary Criticism

Jane Austen's stock in the popular marketplace has never been higher, while academic studies continue to uncover new aspects of her engagement with her world. This fully updated edition of the acclaimed Cambridge Companion offers clear, accessible coverage of the intricacies of Austen's works in their historical context, with biographical information and suggestions for further reading. Major scholars address Austen's six novels, the letters and other works, in terms accessible to students and the many general readers, as well as to academics. With seven new essays, the Companion now covers topics that have become central to recent Austen studies, for example, gender, sociability, economics, and the increasing number of screen adaptations of the novels.

MLA

Author: Peggy M. Houghton
Publisher:
ISBN: 0923568956
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Reference

The Modern Language Association (MLA) has established a complete handbook for writing research papers. Dubbed by Newsweek magazine as the style bible for most college students, this guidebook is required by many academic institutions throughout the United States and the world. The MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (7th Edition) is an accepted format used by many academic and nonacademic institutions and publications. However, this highly regarded manual is not specifically geared toward scholarly academic writing...especially term papers. The authors of this book draw information from the manual that is specific to academic writing and expand upon it using document set-up instructions and a sample paper. The end result of this transformational process yields a useful guide that can be used along with the actual manual for successful academic writing. This book clarifies many detailed specifications of MLA style. Frequently used aspects of MLA style, citation, and referencing are addressed in a simple format that allows researchers to focus on content instead of mechanics and style. Quite simply, MLA: The Easy Way! presents the basics of MLA style in a clear, concise, accurate, and easy-to-navigate package. Try it, and immediately relieve some of the stress of writing a research paper.