The Essentials of MLA Style: A Guide to Documentation for Writers of Research Papers

The Essentials of MLA Style: A Guide to Documentation for Writers of Research Papers

by Joseph F. Trimmer Professor
     
 

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In easy-to-use outline form, this little book is a handy distillation of the best-selling MLA Handbook, with all the information a student needs to format a typescript, list sources at the end of the paper, cite sources in the paper's text, and avoid unintentional plagiarism. It also includes a sample outline and research paper and, for writers in the social

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In easy-to-use outline form, this little book is a handy distillation of the best-selling MLA Handbook, with all the information a student needs to format a typescript, list sources at the end of the paper, cite sources in the paper's text, and avoid unintentional plagiarism. It also includes a sample outline and research paper and, for writers in the social sciences, a brief discussion of the style preferred by the American Psychological Association. Up to date-with rules for citing such new media as CD-ROMS, videotapes, and online databases. Includes a complete sample outline and research paper, with an appendix on APA style.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395883167
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Pages:
80
Sales rank:
1,171,691
Product dimensions:
(w) x (h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

Meet the Author


Joseph F. Trimmer (Ph.D., Purdue University) is professor of English at Ball State University, where he has taught since 1968 and has frequently served as director of the Writing Programs.

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