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MLA handbook for writers of research papers

Author: Joseph Gibaldi; Modern Language Association of America.
Publisher: New York : Modern Language Association of America, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
A style manual for preparing research papers. Includes information on citing electronic publications.
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Genre/Form: Handbook
Paperback
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gibaldi, Joseph, 1942-
MLA handbook for writers of research papers.
New York : Modern Language Association of America, 1995
(OCoLC)623663952
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Gibaldi; Modern Language Association of America.
ISBN: 0873525655 9780873525657
OCLC Number: 31408427
Description: xvii, 293 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Phyllis Franklin --
Chapter 1. Research and Writing --
1.1. Research Paper as a Form of Exploration --
1.2. Research Paper as a Form of Writing --
1.3. Selecting a Topic --
1.4. Conducting Research --
1.4.1. Modern Academic Library --
1.4.2. Central Information System --
1.4.3. Reference Works --
1.4.4. Online Catalog of Library Holdings --
1.4.5. Other Library Resources and Services --
1.4.6. Internet Sources --
1.5. Compiling a Working Bibliography --
1.6. Evaluating Sources --
1.6.1. Authorship and Authority --
1.6.2. Accuracy and Verifiability --
1.6.3. Currency --
1.7. Taking Notes --
1.8. Plagiarism --
1.9. Outlining --
1.9.1. Working Outline --
1.9.2. Thesis Statement --
1.9.3. Final Outline --
1.10. Writing Drafts --
1.11. Language and Style --
1.12. Guides to Writing --
Chapter 2. Mechanics of Writing.
Other Titles: MLA handbook
Modern Language Association for writers of research papers
Responsibility: Joseph Gibaldi.

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A style manual for preparing research papers. Includes information on citing electronic publications.
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