A Guide to MLA Documentation: With an Appendix on APA Style

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Houghton Mifflin, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 46 pages
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Briefer, cheaper, and easier to use than the MLA's own handbook, A Guide to MLA Documentation includes numerous examples, a new student paper, an APA index with the 2001 updates, helpful hints on such topics as taking notes and avoiding plagiarism, and the 2003 MLA Guidelines.

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Contents

Preparing the List of Works Cited
1
Documenting Sources
15
Implications for Your Research and Composing
21
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Joseph F. Trimmer is the professor of English and director of The Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry at Ball State University. The author of numerous articles on literature, culture and literacy, Professor Trimmer's books include THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION: THE FIRST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS (1978), UNDERSTANDING OTHERS: CULTURAL AND CROSS-CULTURAL STUDIES AND THE TEACHING OF LITERATURE (1992), and NARRATION AS KNOWLEDGE: TALES OF THE TEACHING LIFE (1997). Professor Trimmer has also worked on 20 documentary films for PBS including the six-part series, "Middletown" (1982). His textbooks include WRITING WITH A PURPOSE, 14th Edition (2004), THE RIVERSIDE READER 9th Edition (2008), and eFICTIONS (2002). Trimmer's A GUIDE TO MLA DOCUMENTATION, 9th Edition is a perennial bestseller and he has recently published A GUIDE TO APA DOCUMENTATION.

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