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There is apparently a new way of writing a bibliography in MLA format. I google searched and I'm not sure which is new and which is old. Could someone provide an example of how I would write the bibliography of a novel? Thank you
November 25, 2009 by Lena
I am having serious trouble with MLA format. Please let me know if these are correct, if you can (I tried to indent): Ashford, Tomeiko. "Test" 27 March 2007 TAB<WEBSITE> Bruno, Daniel. [underlined]The Composition of Everyday Life[underlined]Boston: Thomson Wadsworth, ...
April 17, 2007 by Aletha
I am doing a group project and i have to make the mla heading but i don't know how to do that with multiple names. i have already looked it up on the internet and in my mla format book and it doesn't say how to write it in either. i also want to know how i would make the ...
October 16, 2008 by sally
What is the proper footnote format for an internet source? I don't know many places that require footnotes any more. The usual format is to use in-text parenthetical citations along with a Works Cited page (was called a bibliography). http://wwwold.ccc.commnet.edu/mla/ Hold ...
January 15, 2007 by Anonymous
English MLA Format
I writing an essay on Stevenson's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. When I use a quote, to put the page number at the end can I just do (37)or do I have to put (Stevenson 37). I have found it both ways on the internet and I don't have my MLA book at home. Thanks
October 10, 2009 by Mike
How would I cite quotes from books like The Hunger Games and Fahrenheit 451 in MLA Format? I have quotes I have to use in a comparison paper about Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury and The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. But The Hunger Games is written in the point of view of ...
August 19, 2011 by Sarah
English (MLA Citations)
I need to cite Beowulf from The Norton Anthology of English Literature, but I'm not sure how, as the author is unknown. Here's the general format for MLA citations given by my teacher: Authors. Title of Piece. Title of Book. Edition. Vol. Editors’ Names. Page Numbers. City: ...
February 21, 2012 by Beowulf
English- citing in mla format
i am writing a paper on a novel and i used quotes from the book. when i cite do i need to put (author name page number) every time, or should i do it that way once and then just put (page number)? thanks http://wwwold.ccc.commnet.edu/mla/ Be sure to go through various sections...
February 19, 2007 by amanda
If you are writing a formal paper, how do you write 1600s (as in the century)? Is there an apostrophe: 1600's? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. This is what the MLA guide says concerning dates: Full dates when written in the text may be in US format: month ...
May 13, 2007 by Annette
What's the proper way to reference a book from Project Gutenberg (MLA format)? It doesn't have all the information for the book format, but it was originally published as a book, so the web page format doesn't seem right. (If it matters, the book is Lewis Carroll's "Through ...
December 1, 2009 by Noether
How do you cite this quote in MLA format? “The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all.” I'm having issues because the quote is said by Mulan in Walt Disney's "Mulan". Do I say Mulan says it or the Walt Disney Company? How do you format this in ...
January 9, 2013 by Ash
English(work cited page)
I am trying to cite an article in Rereading America, but it was written by the editors of the book. I am having a hardtime citing it. Also its suppose to be in MLA format.
April 18, 2009 by Lenny
MLA format English
. An article accessed through a library data base by May Gottchalk titled Reconsidering Dyslexia. The article was published in the May 24, 2002, issue of Education Matters and you retrieved the article using Wilson Select on November 22, 2003, on the Ferris State Library Web ...
November 18, 2011 by HM
does anyone know how to internally document a source from an anthology-- not a book in MLA format? This site will give you the MLA FORMAT. Go down to the part on Anthology documenting. (Broken Link Removed) I am asking you about the internal documentation though. The site you ...
May 31, 2007 by Anonymous
Can someone (preferably an english teacher) check my margins? This is the first time I've had to put an essay in true MLA format. He said that he wants the lines double spaced and a margin of 1 inch. However, I don't know whether I'm supposed to put a space between paragraphs ...
July 13, 2008 by Claire
Another MLA referencing question
How are encyclopedias listed in mla format for a bibliography. is it the same as books but with the editor instead of the author's name Thanks. It's a bit different. Go to this site - (Broken Link Removed) - and hold your cursor over CITING SOURCES, then hold the cursor over ...
April 26, 2007 by Jon
How do you do a bibliography? Bibliographies are also known as Works Cited pages these days because we use so many more sources than just books and magazines (things in print). Here's a good place for information on citing in MLA format: http://wwwold.ccc.commnet.edu/mla/ Use ...
February 13, 2007 by Shaylee
MLA CITATION QUESTION... I NEED HELP ASAP
i am doing a works cited for my essay and one of my articles was from wikipedia online. what do i do if i can't find an author? At the bottom of the Wikipedia page is likely a set of Footnotes or a small bibliography, you may want to search amongst those accredited websites to...
February 15, 2007 by anonymous
When writing an essay in MLA format with a works cited page,do you have to write the entire name of the book, or just the first couple of words???(Title has 6 words) Thanks
May 10, 2008 by Sue
In my essay I want to quote a character saying something. And I just want to confirm that this is how I would do this: "'I married him-and he is a good man'" (Ross 180). I just want to know if the three quotations are supposed to be there? I cant find in on any MLA help cites...
October 16, 2012 by Dawn
If i have to write a 1500 word research paper on MLA style. Can the format be like this : 100 word Introduction 400 word 1st paragraph 400 word 2nd paragraph 400 word 3rd paragraph and finally 100 word Conclusion. Is this good enough. and I am gonna use 9 citations.
November 26, 2014 by HAQUE
HOW DO I DO A NEAT ESSAY Here are several websites that can help you, both with the content of an essay as well as what it should look like: (Broken Link Removed) http://www.arts.uottawa.ca/writcent/hypergrammar/paragrph.html http://wwwold.ccc.commnet.edu/mla/format.shtml =) ...
November 25, 2006 by IRIS
I am supposed to cite my sources using the MLA format. I am trying to cite a source for these two sites. one is for the jarvik heart and the other is for life gift. I am having trouble finding information such as name of the author, name of editor or compiler, and publication ...
November 29, 2007 by Carrolynn
I have to write an essay, but I have no idea how to start it. It says that my essay has to be MLA formatted, and only 3/4 to 1 page long. 2 page is the longest it can be and must be double placed. Using MLA format, there's is no way for me a write a proper essay with that ...
October 4, 2009 by Dan
English Quick ?
I have a quick question. Do the websites have to be underlined in a bibliography. I have the website for how to do one for MLA format. It doesn't show it as underlined but another website did.
April 23, 2009 by Jessica
Another question regarding works cited in MLA style. I would like to put 2 photos in my work How do I do that? I cannot find anywhere how to put photos in MLA style. Thank you
December 3, 2010 by tee
In citing work in an essay from a textbook in MLA format do you: use the textbook name and then the page number or do you use the publishers name with the page number?
December 4, 2009 by Sue
I have to write an essay on a book I read, and I want the title of my essay to be something quoted from the book. But how would I write the title in MLA format; I can't put it in quotes can I? because wouldn't that indicate a chapter title or an article? If anyone could help ...
August 18, 2013 by Beth
Can someone please tell me the format of a COVER page in MLA. I'm looking in my 6th edition book and I find title page but not cover page. I beleive the title goes 1/3 page down, then may 10 lines or so your name, then at the bottom the class, teacher, and date, but I don't ...
February 25, 2010 by Sue
Can someone help me with a citation (MLA style)for citing a web-site? I have read several MLA recommendations but am still having trouble. for example: The National Cancer Institue website, a page under Cancer Topics, a page titled Melanoma. I'm not sure what order these go in...
October 13, 2008 by Susan
I need help making parenthetical citations within my research paper, crediting sources of information/and or quotation of sources in proper MLA format..can I get some links to help me? Thanks -MC
March 29, 2010 by mysterychicken
I've had problems in the past with MLA format as far as writing and I was wondering what was wrong with this work cited entry... Kenyone, Jane. "Let Evening Come." Collected Poems. St. Paul, Minnesota: Graywolf Press. 1990. The Collected Poems is underlined but I can't do it ...
April 17, 2007 by Vesone
English (MLA format)
in works cited I need to cite a book that is made by several authors. Which author do I chose? Also I know I'm suppose to do Last name, First Name, et. al. were there are many authors which author do I chose? Also if I wanted to cite this author how do I do it J. Jorge Klor de...
November 9, 2009 by English (MLA format)
How to write an APA format? APA, or MLA, is a form to cite references. Writing is much more involved than that. http://www.english.uiuc.edu/CWS/wWORKSHOP/writer_resources/citation_styles/apa/apa.htm
January 23, 2007 by cletus check
Manuscript on an Article (bobpursley)
Posted by bobpursley on Saturday, January 27, 2007 at 8:56pm in response to English (Speech). Read the article. What did it say? What was it point of view? Was the author complete in the analysis? What needs to be done? How did it make you feel? So in the paper, describe the ...
January 28, 2007 by Andrew
can someone tell me what the MLA style is? my textbook is requiring it for my paper but is not explaining it? Here are some MLA websites; the first one is the most thorough and the best: (Broken Link Removed) http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/557/01/ Please repost if ...
March 9, 2007 by Jonathan
I have a question regarding my intro paragraph for my essay, this is MLA format. If I have a quotation at the beginning of my essay and it is longer than 4 lines, what I say next following the quotation, the first sentence, does it have to be indented? Example: below's ...
July 15, 2009 by Anonymous
Interpretive Argument #1: The Epic of Gilgamesh The Nature of Life in Uruk Thesis: Assess the overall condition of life in Uruk. Supportive points: State the advantages and/or disadvantages of the following in topic sentences: Topic Sentence: Being a god/goddess in Uruk Cite ...
June 23, 2012 by flash monkey
english (especially for Writeacher)
Lynch, T. (1996). DS9 trials and tribble-ations review. Retrieved October 8, 1997, from Psi Phi: Bradley's Science Fiction Club We b site: h t t p: / /w w w .bradley. edu /campus org/psiphi/DS9/ep/ 503r . html ... and this will go immediately after the quotation or whatever: (...
December 21, 2006 by Lauren
i am writing a research paper.and i qoute some sentences from one essay.do i put in brackets her lastname and lines from her essay or ? i have to use MLA style i was on their site but i do not understand a thing.and at the end i wrote citing source but what do i have to write ...
January 21, 2007 by mistol
Just this one question please . 1.According to the MLA style, how should you format the title of a magazine article? A . In italics B. in quotation marks C. With underlining Please thankyou and anyone who has taking this please can you give me the correct answer? Thankyou ...
February 4, 2013 by Dave
I having serious trouble with MLA Works Cited Page. How do you cite something that was from CBS Online? Its not really an article from a Newspaper online; should I just site it as a website??? Thank You Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here are somethings to...
March 12, 2007 by Aletha
I was just wondering if anyone can help me I am having a hard time with the assignment. Like I want to know what is APA format. And can I get an example of APA format because I don't know how to do it. Also what is cition format. PLEASE
May 2, 2010 by kasey
Hi I'm doing a mla research paper for my college English class. My topic is What is Lupus? I having a difficult time coming up with a thesis for this topic. If anybody has any ideas please respond. Thanks
March 28, 2012 by Lakeisha
I'm trying to format a database, but I am having this problem- I use the "format as table" feature, but then when I use the drop-down menus that appear, one column will format, but when I go to the next column, the previous change disappears. Does anyone know what to do so ...
January 7, 2014 by Anonymous
works cited page
I am doing a works cited page in MLA format. If I have two articles that are from the same website, just different places, do I document it as one source or two different ones?
December 2, 2007 by Mischa
annotative bibliography for sunlink and worldbook online http://wwwold.ccc.commnet.edu/mla/ Hold your cursor over the words CITING SOURCES in the left column and then click on Electronic Sources/Internet. Many examples will show up. You will get two examples for each type of ...
February 19, 2007 by steve the hippo
Academic papers NEED to be formal so that your professors will take your ideas seriously. You need to be very organized and deliberate in presenting your ideas, and you need to follow all the "rules" of standard English grammar and usage. Here are two websites (among many) ...
June 14, 2005 by Writeacher
I have to do a term paper. How are websites properly cited? You need to have the website cited in TWO places: 1. the Works Cited page that is placed after the last page of your paper, and 2. in parentheses in the text of your paper, immediately after the quotation or ...
January 1, 2007 by ad
What percent of high school graduates go onto college(can be either 2,4or 8 year degree) and.. What percent of those that go onto college graduate from college with a degree. Please post your reliable sources that you got the information from. If you could put in in mla format...
July 13, 2010 by Hannah
the works cited page
For MLA, what is the format for the works cited page of a paper? All I know is it has to be in alphabetical order. What should the margins be at? Should it all be dbl-spaced? ... etc. thanks
April 6, 2008 by Anonymous
How do I reference a lecture both in text and on the reference page. Also, would an 'an' be used befor the abbreviations LPN and RN? For question 1, according to MLA, reference a lecture as follows: Speaker's Last name, First name and Initial. "Title of the presentation (if ...
July 13, 2006 by cindy
if you summarize some informations from quotes, how do you citing them? can I just cite like this???? summarizing sentence (name page#). In order to cite references correctly, be sure you have a parenthetical citation just like what you indicated PLUS a works cited page at the...
October 30, 2006 by Kalli
I'm not very good with English and i'm having some trouble with citations. There's a few questions I'm confused about. ____________________________ Read each of the following statements from the excerpt below and determine if the statement is “OK” in MLA format or “...
September 18, 2011 by Hans
Allied Health Graded Project
My assignment has 8 questions that I need to answer. I've got to include a reference page, and use proper citation in either APA or MLA style. What does proper citation in APA or MLA style mean.
April 22, 2009 by Anonymous
How do you make a works cited for a book report, seeing as all the citations are from the same source? And I am supposed to do it in MLA style. Does anyone know how? Thanks!
January 12, 2008 by Ginger
English, about my essay
Hi, thanks for your kind reply. I am following MLA format, except some parts need to be underlined ("Welcome" IRRI) -> IRRI has to be underlined, but this site doesn't have underlines, i think. My teacher told me that what I did was write, so that's ok. English is my second...
February 11, 2009 by Jennifer
what do i have to write on a cover page of book report?how is it supposed to look like? About 1/3rd of the way down the page, put the title of the book report -- not the book's title, but the title of the student's report (which can include the book's title but not BE the ...
May 5, 2007 by bill
My teacher told me to alphabetize my sources for ones such as the one below. What does he mean? "MLA Works Cited: Electronic Sources (Web Publications)." owl. english. purdue. edu. Purdue University. Web. 18 May 2014. owl. english. purdue. edu/owl/resource/747/08/>.
May 18, 2014 by Anonymous
In MLA (version 7), how do cite a textbook in a works cited page? Would it be the same as if you were citing an encyclopedia article or does it have a different citation?
February 2, 2012 by Jane
1.In MLA documentation, the citation goes ______ the quotation marks, but ______ the period. a)after; before b)before; after c)in between; before ~ d)in between; after 2.When a writer cites materials used from the Web, it is important to cite the ______ as well. Select all ...
September 3, 2012 by hardo
writing a memo
when writing a memo in apa format do you use just citation in your memo and not havae a refernce page? I have never heard of the need for APA or MLA or any other citation guidelines needed in memos. For proper reference and citation, there are two elements needed: a Works ...
January 20, 2007 by tina
medical billing and coding from Penn Foster
Writeacher, thank you for checking it out. I thought MLA would be easier for me since ive been out of school 15 yrs now. I can do either APA or MLA. I guess with the websites ,I still don't understand the differences, some of the sentences were from websites and books, I tried...
June 25, 2009 by Shannon
when you do a bibliography does the website go on it's own line. Every website shows something different or can you start it at where ever you leave off with the other info. Its MLA.
May 2, 2009 by Sara
I wrote a paper on Beloved, now I am required to do a MLA Documented Research Paper on this topic. I am stuck on how to begin with a Thesis Statement (subject and predicate)
November 14, 2010 by Tyler
Create a bio poem on any character in Jane Eyre It must be in this format or close to it The format is Line1 First name only Line2 4 Traits that describe the character Line3 Son/Daughter of Line4 Lover of (3 things) Line5 Who feels(3) Line6 Who needs(3) Line7 who gives(3) ...
December 10, 2007 by Josh
Can someone please clearly explain what an in-text MLA citation is? n MLA style, referring to the works of others in your text is done by using what's known as parenthetical citation. Immediately following a quotation from a source or a paraphrase of a source's ideas, you ...
January 5, 2007 by anonymous
I am working on writing a paper. We have to use MLA format. I am a little confused on how to site my sources. I wrote the following paragragh: Panama Canal is an international waterway located across the Isthmus Panama. The Canal was built by the United States. Building ...
January 28, 2015 by Ricky
English: Please help
17. If you want to find the answer to a question about grammar, usage, or mechanics for your formal writing, which professional resource would not be helpful? A.) Essential Idioms in English B.) The Chicago Manual of Style C.) A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, ...
February 27, 2013 by sarah
hey, I am trying to write an essay for my university english class but I cannot find any good literary criticism databases. I went to mla international bibliography but couldn't find anything. I am trying to write an essay on the Fall of american dream for Of mice and men and ...
March 19, 2009 by David
If you are writing an essay, and in the title of your essay, you have the title of a novel, does the title of the novel have to be italicized? For example, if you were writing an essay (MLA format)titled A New Perspective on The Scarlet Letter, would The Scarlet Letter need to...
April 13, 2011 by Megan
What is a text reference? The most common understanding of that term is a statement of the place (book, article, website, or ??) where you got some information that you used in a quotation or a paraphrase. These text references need to appear in two places in a paper, as this ...
September 17, 2006 by Jesse
English help please
2. You finished writing a research paper on the way modern technology affects communication within families. Now you need to include the citation for an editorial published in the Sacramento Gazette titled “Should We Just Text Our Children?” However, you don’t have the author’...
April 28, 2014 by Cassie
MLA internet references?
I am somewhat confused by the proper way of documenting a website in the mla style for a research paper. My textbook provides limited and poor information on this but demands it documented this way. For instance would it be correct to give the reference as Doe, John. Topic. &...
April 26, 2007 by Jon
Can someone please check my work? Thank you. Which of the style guides is most focused on professionals who are writing articles for publication? MLA APA Chicago (my choice Which of the style guides no longer recommends citing URLs? MLA APA (my choice) Chicago Are you ...
March 30, 2012 by kevin