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The Resource MLA handbook for writers of research papers, Joseph Gibaldi

MLA handbook for writers of research papers, Joseph Gibaldi

Label
MLA handbook for writers of research papers
Title
MLA handbook for writers of research papers
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Gibaldi
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The revisions in the sixth edition of the MLA Handbook focus on the areas of greatest concern to students undertaking research projects today. Besides fresh citation examples, updated lists of reference works, and an improved typographic design, the new edition offers the following changes: A chapter on plagiarism explains what this offense is, why it should be taken seriously, and how good research practices prevent unintentional plagiarizing. Two dozen new annotated illustrations demonstrate how actual print and electronic sources are treated in research and documentation. Expanded, updated guidelines clarify the use and citation of online materials, including articles from subscription databases like EBSCO. The MLA documentation formats have not been changed in the sixth edition, but many guidelines have been added or refined
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
808/.027
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LB2369
LC item number
.G53 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
NLM call number
T 11
NLM item number
G437mh 2003
Label
MLA handbook for writers of research papers, Joseph Gibaldi
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Research and writing -- Plagiarism -- The mechanics of writing -- The format of the research paper -- Documentation: preparing the list of works cited -- Documentation: citing sources in the text -- Abbreviations -- Appendixes: Selected reference works by field; Other systems of documentation
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
6th ed.
Extent
xvii, 361 pages
Isbn
9780873529860
Lccn
2002156363
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm51305723
Label
MLA handbook for writers of research papers, Joseph Gibaldi
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Research and writing -- Plagiarism -- The mechanics of writing -- The format of the research paper -- Documentation: preparing the list of works cited -- Documentation: citing sources in the text -- Abbreviations -- Appendixes: Selected reference works by field; Other systems of documentation
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
6th ed.
Extent
xvii, 361 pages
Isbn
9780873529860
Lccn
2002156363
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm51305723

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