Book, Print in English

MLA style manual and guide to scholarly publishing

  • New York : Modern Language Association of America, 2008.
  • Copyright Notice: ©2008
  • Third edition.
  • xxiv, 336 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects
Medical Subjects
Genre
  • Handbooks and manuals.
  • Reference works.
  • Style manuals.
  • Reference works.
Summary
  • Provides information on stylistic aspects of research papers, theses, and dissertations, including sections on writing fundamentals, MLA documentation style, and copyright law.
Contents
  • note: Scholarly Publishing
  • Scholars and Scholarly Publishing
  • Refereed and Nonrefereed Publications
  • Deciding to Submit a Manuscript
  • Placing a Manuscript with a Journal
  • Scholarly Journals [•]et;
  • Types of Scholarly Articles [•]et;
  • Selecting a Journal [•]et;
  • Submitting a Manuscript to a Journal [•]et;
  • Evaluation of a Manuscript [•]et;
  • Acceptance of a Manuscript
  • Placing a Manuscript with a Press
  • Scholarly Presses [•]et;
  • Types of Scholarly Books [•]et;
  • Selecting a Press [•]et;
  • Submitting a Prospectus for a Book [•]et;
  • Submitting a Manuscript to a Press [•]et;
  • Evaluation of a Manuscript [•]et;
  • Acceptance of a Manuscript [•]et;
  • Production and Publication
  • Copyediting [•]et;
  • Proofreading [•]et;
  • Preparing an Index [•]et;
  • Design [•]et;
  • Composition, Printing, Binding, Electronic Production [•]et;
  • Marketing
  • Conclusion
  • Legal Issues In Scholarly Publishing
  • Introduction
  • Copyright
  • Development of Copyright Law in the United States [•]et;
  • Subject Matter of Copyright [•]et;
  • Ownership of Copyright [•]et;
  • Co-ownership of Copyright [•]et;
  • Works Made for Hire [•]et;
  • Material Objects [•]et;
  • Term of Copyright [•]et;
  • Registration of Copyright [•]et;
  • Copyright Notice [•]et;
  • Renewal of Copyright [•]et;
  • Rights of Copyright Owners [•]et;
  • Transfers and Terminations [•]et;
  • Fair Use of Copyrighted Works [•]et;
  • Requesting Permission [•]et;
  • Damages for Copyright Infringement and Attorney's Fees [•]et;
  • International Copyright [•]et;
  • Copyright and Computer Networks
  • Publishing Contracts
  • Books [•]et;
  • Journal Articles and Contributions to Edited Works
  • Defamation
  • Libel [•]et;
  • Opinion [•]et;
  • Truth as Defense [•]et;
  • Actual Malice
  • Right of Privacy
  • Emergence of Privacy Law [•]et;
  • Unreasonable Publicity of Private Life [•]et;
  • Publicity Placing Another in a False Light [•]et;
  • Consent as Defense
  • Further Guidance
  • Basics Of Scholarly Writing
  • Audience, Genre, and the Conventions of Scholarship
  • Language and Style
  • Spelling
  • Consistency and Choice of Spelling [•]et;
  • Word Division [•]et;
  • Plurals [•]et;
  • Accents [•]et;
  • Umlauts [•]et;
  • Ligatures and Other Special Characters
  • Punctuation
  • Purpose of Punctuation [•]et;
  • Commas [•]et;
  • Semicolons [•]et;
  • Colons [•]et;
  • Dashes and Parentheses [•]et;
  • Hyphens [•]et;
  • Apostrophes [•]et;
  • Quotation Marks [•]et;
  • Square Brackets [•]et;
  • Slashes [•]et;
  • Periods, Question Marks, and Exclamation Points [•]et;
  • Spacing after Concluding Punctuation Marks
  • Italics
  • Words and Letters Referred to as Words and Letters [•]et;
  • Foreign Words in an English Text [•]et;
  • Emphasis
  • Names of Persons
  • First and Subsequent Uses of Names [•]et;
  • Titles of Persons [•]et;
  • Names of Authors and Fictional Characters [•]et;
  • Dutch and German Names [•]et;
  • French Names [•]et;
  • Greek Names [•]et;
  • Hungarian Names [•]et;
  • Italian Names [•]et;
  • Russian Names [•]et;
  • Spanish Names [•]et;
  • Latin Names [•]et;
  • Asian Names [•]et;
  • Names in Other Languages
  • Capitalization
  • English [•]et;
  • French [•]et;
  • German [•]et;
  • Italian [•]et;
  • Portuguese [•]et;
  • Russian [•]et;
  • Spanish [•]et;
  • Latin [•]et;
  • Other Languages
  • Titles of Works in the Manuscript
  • Gerneral Guidelines [•]et;
  • Italicized Titles [•]et;
  • Titles in Quotation Marks [•]et;
  • Titles and Quotations within Titles [•]et;
  • Exceptions [•]et;
  • Shortened Titles
  • Quatations
  • Accuracy of Quatations [•]et;
  • Prose [•]et;
  • Poetry [•]et;
  • Drama [•]et;
  • Ellipsis [•]et;
  • Other Alterations of Sources [•]et;
  • Puncuation with Quotations [•]et;
  • Translations of Quotations
  • Numbers
  • Arabic Numerals [•]et;
  • Use of Words or Numerals [•]et;
  • Commas in Numbers [•]et;
  • Percentages and Amounts of Money [•]et;
  • Dates and Times of Day [•]et;
  • Inclusive Numbers [•]et;
  • Roman Numberals [•]et;
  • Romanization
  • Further Guidance
  • Preparation Of Schoolarly Manuscripts
  • Introduction
  • Physical Characteristics of the Printed Manuscript
  • Divisions of the Text [•]et;
  • Margins [•]et;
  • Text Formatting [•]et;
  • Title and Author's Name [•]et;
  • Page Numbers [•]et;
  • Tables and Illustrations [•]et;
  • Paper and Printing [•]et;
  • Corrections and Revisions [•]et;
  • Binding
  • Manuscripts for Publication
  • Preparation Of Theses And Dissertations
  • Student Words as Professional Documents
  • Prescribed Guidelines
  • Selecting a Topic
  • Preparing a Prospectus
  • Special Format Requirements
  • Theses and Dissertations as Published Words [•]et;
  • Divisions of the Text [•]et;
  • Page Numbers [•]et;
  • Margins [•]et;
  • Spacing [•]et;
  • Binding of Print Copies [•]et;
  • Submission of Electronic Files
  • Publishing the Dissertation through ProQuest
  • Terms of Agreement [•]et;
  • Abstract [•]et;
  • Copyright [•]et;
  • Permissions [•]et;
  • Documentation: Preparing The List Of Works Cited
  • Purposes of Documentation
  • Documentation and Ethics
  • MLA Style
  • List of Works Cited
  • Introduction [•]et;
  • Placement of the List of Works Cited [•]et;
  • Arrangement of Entries [•]et;
  • Two or More Works by the Same Author [•]et;
  • Two or More Works by the Same Authors [•]et;
  • Cross-References
  • Citing Periodical Print Publications
  • Introduction [•]et;
  • Article in a Scholarly Journal [•]et;
  • Article in a Scholarly Journla That Uses Only Issue Numbers [•]et;
  • Articel in a Scholarly Journal with More than One Series [•]et;
  • Articel in a Newspaper [•]et;
  • Articel in a Magazine [•]et;
  • Review [•]et;
  • Abstract in an Abstracts Journal [•]et;
  • Anonymous Article [•]et;
  • Editorial [•]et;
  • Letter to the Editor [•]et;
  • Serialized Article [•]et;
  • Special Issue
  • Citing Nonperiodical Print Publicatons
  • Introdcution [•]et;
  • Book by a Single Author [•]et;
  • Anthology or a Compilation [•]et;
  • Book by Two or More Authors [•]et;
  • Book by a Corporate Author [•]et;
  • Work in an Anthology [•]et;
  • Article in a Reference Book [•]et;
  • Introdcution, a Perface, a Foreword, or an Afterword [•]et;
  • Anonymous Book [•]et;
  • Scholarly Edition [•]et;
  • Translation [•]et;
  • Illustrated Book or a Graphic Narrative [•]et;
  • Book Published in a Second or Subsequent Edition [•]et;
  • Multivolume Work [•]et;
  • Book in a Series [•]et;
  • Republished Books or Journal Issue [•]et;
  • Publisher's Imprint [•]et;
  • Book with Multiple Publishers [•]et;
  • Brochure Pamphlet, or Press Release [•]et;
  • Government Publication [•]et;
  • Published Proceedings of a Conference [•]et;
  • Book in a Language Other Than English [•]et;
  • Book Published before 1900 [•]et;
  • Book without Stated Publication Information or Pagination [•]et;
  • Unpublished Dissertation [•]et;
  • Published Dissertation
  • Citing Web Publications
  • Introduction [•]et;
  • Nonperiodical Publication [•]et;
  • Scholarly Journal [•]et;
  • Periodical Publication in an Online Database
  • Citing Additional Common Sources
  • Television or Radio Broadcast [•]et;
  • Sound Recording [•]et;
  • Film or a Video Recording [•]et;
  • Performance [•]et;
  • Musical Score [•]et;
  • Work of Visual Art [•]et;
  • Interview [•]et;
  • Map or Chart [•]et;
  • Cartoon or Comic Strip [•]et;
  • Advertisement [•]et;
  • Lecture, a Speech, an Address, or a Reading [•]et;
  • Manuscript or Typescript [•]et;
  • Letter, a Memo, or an E-mail Message [•]et;
  • Legal Source [•]et;
  • Article in a Microform Collection of Articles [•]et;
  • Article Reprinted in a Loose-Leaf Collection of Articles [•]et;
  • Pubication on CD-ROM or DVD-ROM [•]et;
  • Digital File
  • Work in More Than One Publication Medium
  • Documentation: Citing Sources In The Text
  • Parenthetical Documentation and the List of Works Cited
  • Information Required in Parenthetical Documentation
  • Readability
  • Sample References
  • Citing an Entire Work, Including a Work with No Page Numbers [•]et;
  • Citing Part of a Work [•]et;
  • Citing Volume and Page Numbers of a Multivolume Work [•]et;
  • Citing a Work Listed by Title [•]et;
  • Citing a Work by a Corporate Author [•]et; --
  • Contents note continued: Citing Two or More Works by the Same Author or Authors [•]et;
  • Citing Indirect Sources [•]et;
  • Citing Common Literature [•]et;
  • Citing More Than One Work in a Single Parenthetical Reference [•]et;
  • Citing a Book with Signatures and No Page Numbers [•]et;
  • Using Notes with Parenthetical Documentation
  • Content Notes [•]et;
  • Bibiographic Notes
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • Time Designations
  • Geographic Names
  • Common Scholarly Abbreviations and Reference Words
  • Publishers'Names
  • Titles of Works
  • Bible [•]et;
  • Works by Shakespeare [•]et;
  • Works by Chaucer [•]et;
  • Other Works
  • Names of Languages
  • Proofreading Symbols
  • Symbols Used in the text [•]et;
  • Symbols Used in the Margin [•]et;
  • Sample Marked Proof.
Other information
  • Revised edition of: MLA style manual and guide to scholarly publishing / Joseph Gibaldi. 2nd ed. 1998.
  • "Large print"--Cover.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • OCLC
Additional form
ISBN
  • 9780873522977
  • 0873522974
Identifying numbers
  • EAN: 9780873522977
  • LCCN: 2008002894
  • OCLC: 191090459
  • OCLC: 191090459