Overview

The Modern Language Association (MLA) has established a complete handbook for writing research papers. Dubbed by Newsweek magazine as the style bible for most college students, this guidebook is required by many academic institutions throughout the United States and the world. The MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (7th Edition) is an accepted format used by many academic and nonacademic institutions and publications. However, this highly regarded manual is not specifically geared toward scholarly ...
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MLA: The Easy Way!

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Overview

The Modern Language Association (MLA) has established a complete handbook for writing research papers. Dubbed by Newsweek magazine as the style bible for most college students, this guidebook is required by many academic institutions throughout the United States and the world. The MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (7th Edition) is an accepted format used by many academic and nonacademic institutions and publications. However, this highly regarded manual is not specifically geared toward scholarly academic writing...especially term papers. The authors of this book draw information from the manual that is specific to academic writing and expand upon it using document set-up instructions and a sample paper. The end result of this transformational process yields a useful guide that can be used along with the actual manual for successful academic writing. This book clarifies many detailed specifications of MLA style. Frequently used aspects of MLA style, citation, and referencing are addressed in a simple format that allows researchers to focus on content instead of mechanics and style. Quite simply, MLA: The Easy Way! presents the basics of MLA style in a clear, concise, accurate, and easy-to-navigate package. Try it, and immediately relieve some of the stress of writing a research paper.
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Editorial Reviews

Amazon.com - Jen Berry
This book is up-to-date and informative. It breaks down the other version and applies knowledge anyone can understand.
Amazon.com - Nancy Carey
This book has assisted with many papers which I have written. The book has been invaluable. I recommend it to everyone who is required to use this writing style. Thanks for the book!
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012308627
  • Publisher: Baker College
  • Publication date: 8/17/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 462,661
  • File size: 737 KB

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Peggy M. Houghton - Her educational experience began by earning her Bachelor Degree from Oakland University, where she majored in Marketing. After graduation, she owned and operated a franchise restaurant. After five years in the restaurant business, she decided to pursue a teaching career. She received her MasterĀ“s Degree in Administration from Central Michigan University and her Ph.D. in Management from Walden University.

Timothy J. Houghton - His education consists of a Ph.D. from Wayne State University in Organizational Communication, a Master of Science Degree in General Administration from Central Michigan University, and a Bachelor's Degree in Food Science from Michigan State University. He is currently a director of technical services in the food processing industry. In this position, he has written numerous programs, policies, and procedures that pertain to plant operations.
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  • Posted April 2, 2011

    Steelers_Fan

    I used this book for my undergraduate classes, and I am currently using for my graduate courses. It really makes things easy for anyone who does not have the time to spend searching through the manual. It also has a great sample paper for easy reference. I have the print version and ebook, and I don't write MLA papers without it.

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