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Trissler: CIVICS 2020-21 Research Unit: Noodletools: MLA 8th Ed. Citations - Cracking The CODE

MLA 8th Edition Citations!

MLA = Modern Language Association 8th Edition Handbook

To be a pro, you don't have to memorize this book!

 

WHY Cite?  ALL informational reports/papers/project MUST provide the sources consulted/quoted

 

Two types of Citations:

1) Full Citation = complete publication information listed alphabetically as Works Cited Page/last page of project

Author(s), "Title of article", Title of Larger Source Found Within ( Web Site, Book etc.), Date published, E-Sources ONLY also include URL and Date Accessed.

Example:  

"James (Louis Macie) Smithson." Merriam Webster's Biographical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, 1995. Gale In Context: Biography, https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/K1680157174/BIC?u=prov94491&sid=BIC&xid=499f3fc8. Accessed 6 Nov. 2020.

 

2) In-Text Citation (Abbreviated citation = (First Word of Full Citation).- Placed at end of sentences/paragraphs within paper/report

Example for above citaiton:   ("James").

 

 

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