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Mla Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, Fifth Edition by Joseph Gibaldi

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(from back cover)The Manual Millions of Writers Rely On Since the publication of the first edition in 1977, the MLA Handbook has sold over four million copies worldwide. The fifth edition is revamped for the Internet age. The Authoritative Guide to MLA Style The MLA Handbook is published by the Modern Language Association, the authority on MLA documentation style. Developed by teachers and scholars as a system for citing research sources, MLA style has been widely adopted in high schools, colleges, and publishing houses. What's New in This Edition A complete toolbox for online research, the fifth 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 variety of online sources • preparing texts in electronic form Citation examples and lists of recommended resources have been updated throughout. CONTENTS • Choosing a topic, using the library and the Internet, producing a working bibliography and an outline, writing drafts, and avoiding plagiarism • Spelling, punctuation, and the presentation of names, titles of works, and quotations • The physical format of the paper • Using MLA style to list sources at the end of the paper • Citing sources in the text of the paper • Suitable abbreviations • Suggestions on reference works in various subjects • Summary of other documentation styles • Sample pages from a research paper The text of this handbook is printed in soy inks on recycled, acid-free paper. SPECIAL LIE-FLAT BINDING COMPREHENSIVE INDEX This 1999 Modern Language Association Paperback is in Good condition.

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