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By Joseph F. Trimmer

Briefer, cheaper, and more uncomplicated to exploit than the MLA's personal guide, this renowned ebook gains present MLA instructions, a brand new part on comparing on-line assets, and an up to date APA appendix. The consultant additionally presents a variety of examples, a pattern study paper, and worthwhile tricks on such issues as fending off plagiarism and taking notes.

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4. Implications for Your Research and Composing / 27 Version B Robert Hughes points out that transportation did not stop crime in England or even slow it down. The criminal class was not eliminated by transportation, and could not be, because transportation did not deal with the causes of crime (168). Version B is also plagiarism, even though the writer acknowledges his source and documents the passage with a parenthetical reference. He has worked from careless notes and has misunderstood the difference between quoting and paraphrasing.

15 Feb. 2009. McKenna, Phil. ” New Scientist 19 July 2007: 26–7. Academic Search Premier. Web. 16 Feb. 2009. Rheingold, Howard. The Virtual Community: Homesteading on the Sample entry: Medium of publication Electronic Frontier. Cambridge, MA: MIT, 2000. Print. Stolberg, Sheryl Gay. ” New York Times 26 Mar. 2009. Web. 26 Mar. 2009. United States. Dept. of Justice. Attorney General. 1999 Report on Sample entry: Date of access Cyberstalking: A New Challenge for Law Enforcement and Industry. Aug. 1999.

Or pp. for journal or magazine pages. 19. Treat inclusive page numbers in text citations and in the reference list as follows: 67–68, 102–103, 237–242, 389–421. Sample Entries When citing books and articles, provide the following general categories of information: Author’s last name, first initial. (Publication date). Book title. Any additional information. City of publication: Publisher. Author’s last name, first initial. (Publication date). Article title. Periodical title, inclusive pages. Entries illustrating variations on this basic format appear below and are numbered to facilitate reference.

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