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MLA Handbook

Association of America, Modern Language.
  • New York : The Modern Language Association of America, [2016]
  • Eighth edition.
  • xiv, 146 pages : illustrations; 23 cm.
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Subjects
Genre
  • Handbooks and manuals.
Contents
  • note: pt. 1 Principles of MLA Style
  • Introduction
  • Why Document Sources?
  • Plagiarism and Academic Dishonesty
  • Think: Evaluating Your Sources
  • Select: Gathering Information about Your Sources
  • Organize: Creating Your Documentation
  • List of Works Cited
  • Core Elements
  • Author
  • Title of Source
  • Title of Container
  • Other Contributors
  • Version
  • Number
  • Publisher
  • Publication Date
  • Location
  • Optional Elements
  • In-Text Citations
  • pt. 2 Details of MLA Style
  • Introduction
  • 1. Mechanics of Scholarly Prose
  • 1.1. Names of Persons
  • 1.1.1. First and Subsequent Uses of Names
  • 1.1.2. Titles of Authors
  • 1.1.3. Names of Authors and Fictional Characters
  • 1.1.4. Names in Languages Other Than English
  • 1.2. Titles of Sources
  • 1.2.1. Capitalization and Punctuation
  • 1.2.2. Italics and Quotation Marks
  • 1.2.3. Shortened Titles
  • 1.2.4. Titles within Titles
  • 1.2.5. Titles of Sources in Languages Other Than English
  • 1.3. Quotations
  • 1.3.1. Use and Accuracy of Quotations
  • 1.3.2. Prose
  • 1.3.3. Poetry
  • 1.3.4. Drama
  • 1.3.5. Ellipsis
  • 1.3.6. Other Alterations of Quotations
  • 1.3.7. Punctuation with Quotations
  • 1.3.8. Translations of Quotations
  • 1.4. Numbers
  • 1.4.1. Use of Numerals or Words
  • 1.4.2. Commas in Numbers
  • 1.4.3. Inclusive Numbers
  • 1.4.4. Roman Numerals
  • 1.5. Dates and Times
  • 1.6. Abbreviations
  • 1.6.1. Months
  • 1.6.2. Common Academic Abbreviations
  • 1.6.3. Publishers' Names
  • 1.6.4. Titles of Works
  • 2. Works Cited
  • 2.1. Names of Authors
  • 2.1.1. Variant Forms
  • 2.1.2. Titles and Suffixes
  • 2.1.3. Corporate Authors
  • 2.2. Titles
  • 2.2.1. Introduction, Preface, Foreword, or Afterword
  • 2.2.2. Translations of Titles
  • 2.3. Versions
  • 2.4. Publisher
  • 2.5. Locational Elements
  • 2.5.1. Plus Sign with Page Number
  • 2.5.2. URLs and DOIs
  • 2.6. Punctuation in the Works-Cited List
  • 2.6.1. Square Brackets
  • 2.6.2. Forward Slash
  • 2.7. Formatting and Ordering the Works-Cited List
  • 2.7.1. Letter-by-Letter Alphabetization
  • 2.7.2. Multiple Works by One Author
  • 2.7.3. Multiple Works by Coauthors
  • 2.7.4. Alphabetizing by Title
  • 2.7.5. Cross-References
  • 3. In-Text Citations
  • 3.1. Author
  • 3.1.1. Coauthors
  • 3.1.2. Corporate Author
  • 3.2. Title
  • 3.2.1. Abbreviating Titles of Sources
  • 3.2.2. Descriptive Terms in Place of Titles
  • 3.3. Numbers in In-Text Citations
  • 3.3.1. Style of Numerals
  • 3.3.2. Numbers in Works Available in Multiple Editions
  • 3.3.3. Other Citations Not Involving Page Numbers
  • 3.4. Indirect Sources
  • 3.5. Repeated Use of Sources
  • 3.6. Punctuation in the In-Text Citation
  • 4. Citations in Forms Other Than Print.
Other information
  • Previous title: MLA Handbook for writers of research papers.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Additional form
ISBN
  • 9781603292627
  • 1603292624
  • Alternate version: 9781603292641
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2015040898
  • OCLC: 930786330
  • OCLC: 930786330