Franklin

MLA handbook for writers of research papers / Joseph Gibaldi, Walter S. Achtert.

Author/Creator:
Gibaldi, Joseph, 1942-
Edition:
3rd ed.
Publication:
New York : Modern Language Association of America, 1988.
Format/Description:
Book
vii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Subjects:
Report writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Research -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Medical subjects:
Writing -- standards -- Handbooks.
Local subjects:
Rapor yazma -- El kitapları, vb.
Araştırma -- El kitapları, vb.
Investigación.
Form/Genre:
Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Summary:
A set of conventions governing the written presentation of research papers. Also serves as a teaching tool or a classroom text.
Contents:
Foreword / Phyllis Franklin
Research and Writing
The Research Paper as a Form of Exploration
The Research Paper as a Form of Writing
Selecting a Topic
Conducting Research
The Modern Academic Library
The Central Information System
Reference Works
The Online Catalog of Library Holdings
Other Library Resources and Services
Internet Sources
Compiling a Working Bibliography
Evaluating Sources
Authorship and Authority
Accuracy and Verifiability
Currency
Taking Notes
Plagiarism
Outlining
Working Outline
Thesis Statement
Final Outline
Writing Drafts
Language and Style
Guides to Writing
The Mechanics of Writing
Spelling
Consistency
Word Division
Plurals
Foreign Words
Punctuation
The Purpose of Punctuation
Commas
Semicolons
Colons
Dashes and Parentheses
Hyphens
Apostrophes
Quotation Marks
Square Brackets
Slashes
Periods, Question Marks, and Exclamation Points
Italics (Underlining)
Words and Letters Referred to as Words and Letters
Foreign Words in an English Text
Emphasis
Names of Persons
First and Subsequent Uses of Names
Titles of Persons
Names of Authors and Fictional Characters
Numbers
Arabic Numerals
Use of Words or Numerals
Commas in Numbers
Percentages and Amounts of Money
Dates and Times of the Day
Inclusive Numbers
Roman Numerals
Titles of Works in the Research Paper
Capitalization and Punctuation
Underlined Titles.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Chronology:
1988
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Achtert, Walter S.
Modern Language Association of America.
ISBN:
0873523792 (pbk.)
9780873523790 (pbk.)
OCLC:
17548889
Status/Location:
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