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Author: Joseph Gibaldi
Publisher: THE MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
With his MLA HANDBOOK, Gibaldi has written one of the best stylebooks for college students. Accessible yet detailed enough to help students navigate tricky issues of citations and format, this book offers excellent advice for writing term papers. The electronic citation section is especially helpful since many style manuals have not been properly updated to embrace contemporary research practices.
This book should be on every college student's shelf.
Contents (in brief)
Foreword by Phyllis Franklin…..xv
Chapter 1. Research and Writing
Chapter 2. Plagiarism
Chapter 3. The Mechanics of Writing
Chapter 4. The Format of the Research Paper
Chapter 5. Documentation: Preparing the List of Works Cited
Chapter 6. Documentation: Citing Sources in the Text
Chapter 7. Abbreviations
Appendix A. Selected Reference Works
Appendix B. Other System of Documentation
Saple pages of a Research Paper in MLA Style. 319.
Paperback 361 pages ISBN: 0-87352-986-3