MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers

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Modern Language Association of America, 2003 - Reference - 361 pages
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First published in 1951 as a set of documentation rules called the "MLA Style Sheet," the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers has sold more than five million copies worldwide. The expanded, revised, and redesigned sixth edition of the Handbook is a complete, up-to-date guide to documentation style and online research. What's New in the Sixth Edition: a new chapter on plagiarism that explains how to avoid this serious offense; new annotated illustrations that clarify documentation style; an updated and expanded discussion on using electronic resources in research ;enhanced guidelines on citing electronic sources, such as documents from Internet sites, home pages, articles from online periodicals, and works from subscription services ;added tips on the mechanics of writing, especially ellipses in quotations, punctuation with quotations, and spacing after punctuation marks; new citation examples; an updated and enlarged appendix of selected reference works by field; a streamlined format for easier use.

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is director of book acquisitions for the Modern Language Association and adjunct professor of humanities at New York University and the New School for Social Research.

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