MLA Handbook

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 for Writers of Research Papers

Publisher: Modern Language Assn of Amer
ISBN: UOM:49015003326676
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Provides guidelines and examples for handling research, outlining, spelling, punctuation, formatting, and documentation.

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers

Author: Joseph Gibaldi
Publisher: Turtleback Books
ISBN: 0613181980
Release Date: 1999-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The handbook takes readers through the research paper process step by step, and includes information on narrowing the topic, outlining, note taking, etc. Before dealing with such mechanics of writing as spelling, punctuation, and format, the manual covers

Line by Line

Author: Claire Kehrwald Cook
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0395393914
Release Date: 1985
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The complete guide to self-editing, illustrating the most common problems with hundreds of before-and-after examples

A Research Guide for Undergraduate Students

Author: Nancy L. Baker
Publisher: Modern Language Assn of Amer
ISBN: 0873529243
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

For nearly twenty-five years A Research Guide for Undergraduate Students has helped students avoid the pitfalls of conducting library research for term papers and theses. Updated and revised, the sixth edition shows undergraduates how to use their research time efficiently and how to locate and evaluate material available from electronic databases and the Internet.

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.

Helping Students Write Well

Author: Barbara E. Fassler Walvoord
Publisher: Modern Language Assn of Amer
ISBN: 087352201X
Release Date: 1986-01
Genre: Education

Helping Students Write Well has become the standard manual for most college instructors seeking to integrate writing into their courses more effectively. The book suggests techniques for responding to student work, guiding student peer groups, and dealing with specific writing problems. Aimed at college faculty in a variety of disciplines -- history, sociology, biology, marketing, psychology, literature, and others -- Barbara Walvoord's lively text provides methods for helping students -- generate ideas -- bring topics into focus -- gather and integrate library information -- organize reasoning and evidence -- follow a required format -- draft, revise, and edit -- improve style and mechanics -- compose visual aidsHelping Students Write Well is an essential tool both for those who teach writing and for those who want to make writing a significant part of their courses.

The St Martin s Handbook

Author: Andrea A. Lunsford
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312602932
Release Date: 2011-02-11
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Lunsford found that today's students write more than ever before-- and make rhetorically appropriate choices in texts they create outside the classroom. This is the first handbook to help students build on the smart decisions they make as recreational writers in order to succeed in their academic and professional work. It is an all-in-one teaching tool and reference that shows students how to write effectively for any purpose.