By Joseph F. Trimmer

Briefer, more cost-effective, and more straightforward to exploit than the MLA's personal instruction manual, this well known ebook positive factors present MLA instructions, a brand new part on comparing on-line assets, and an up to date APA appendix. The advisor additionally offers quite a few examples, a pattern learn paper, and useful tricks on such subject matters as heading off plagiarism and taking notes.

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12,62] Documenting Sources The following guidelines and examples show common in-text situations for the APA style of documentation. 1. When you are summarizing or paraphrasing a source and do not mention the author’s name in your sentence, place the author’s name and date of publication in parentheses before the sentence period. Separate each unit of information with a comma. Fairy tales help children explore the worlds of forbidden knowledge (Tuan, 1979). 2. When you are quoting and do not mention the author’s name in your sentence, place the author’s name, date of publication, and page number(s) in parentheses.

Princeton University Press Rand McNally and Co. Random House, Inc. 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.

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