By Joseph F. Trimmer
Briefer, more affordable, and more uncomplicated to exploit than the MLA's personal instruction manual, this well known book positive aspects present MLA instructions, a brand new part on comparing on-line assets, and an up to date APA appendix. The consultant additionally offers a number of examples, a pattern examine paper, and necessary tricks on such subject matters as keeping off plagiarism and taking notes.
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St. Martin’s Press, Inc. Charles Scribner’s Sons Simon and Schuster, Inc. University Microfilms International University of Chicago Press The Viking Press, Inc. Yale University Press Appendix on APA Style / 35 Selected Reference Resources BM Cong. Rec. DA, DAI DAB DNB ERIC—ED ERIC—EJ GPO HMSO LC PBS British Museum, London (now British Library) Congressional Record Dissertation Abstracts, Dissertation Abstracts International Dictionary of American Biography Dictionary of National Biography Educational Resources Information Center— Educational Document Educational Resources Information Center— Educational Journal Government Printing Office, Washington, DC Her (His) Majesty’s Stationery Office, London Library of Congress Public Broadcasting System Appendix on APA Style The purpose of documentation is twofold: (1) to avoid representing somebody else’s work as your own and (2) to refer readers to the specific source you are citing.
Instead, she typed her name, her instructor’s name, the course title, and the date on separate lines (double-spacing between lines) at the upper left margin. Then, after double-spacing again, she typed the title of her paper, double-spaced, and started the first line of her text. On page 1 and successive pages, she typed her last name and the page number in the upper right-hand corner, as recommended by MLA. ” 5. Annotated Student Research Paper / 29 ▼ 1/2" ▼ 1" Ahls 1 Carrie Ahls Mr. Johnson English 104 15 April 2009 Double-space The Problems with and Possibilities of Online Communities The emergence of online social networks has raised controversial questions about the meaning of identity and community in cyber- Indent five spaces or one-half inch.
Martin’s Press, Inc. Charles Scribner’s Sons Simon and Schuster, Inc. University Microfilms International University of Chicago Press The Viking Press, Inc. Yale University Press Appendix on APA Style / 35 Selected Reference Resources BM Cong. Rec. DA, DAI DAB DNB ERIC—ED ERIC—EJ GPO HMSO LC PBS British Museum, London (now British Library) Congressional Record Dissertation Abstracts, Dissertation Abstracts International Dictionary of American Biography Dictionary of National Biography Educational Resources Information Center— Educational Document Educational Resources Information Center— Educational Journal Government Printing Office, Washington, DC Her (His) Majesty’s Stationery Office, London Library of Congress Public Broadcasting System Appendix on APA Style The purpose of documentation is twofold: (1) to avoid representing somebody else’s work as your own and (2) to refer readers to the specific source you are citing.