Download e-book for iPad: A Guide to MLA Documentation by Joseph F. Trimmer

By Joseph F. Trimmer

ISBN-10: 0618967893

ISBN-13: 9780618967896

Briefer, more cost-effective, and more straightforward to take advantage of than the MLA's personal instruction manual, this well known ebook positive factors present MLA directions, a brand new part on comparing on-line assets, and an updated APA appendix. The consultant additionally presents quite a few examples, a pattern examine paper, and worthwhile tricks on such themes as keeping off plagiarism and taking notes.

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Criminals were not eliminated by transportation because transportation did not deal with the causes of crime. Version A is plagiarism. Because the writer of Version A does not indicate in the text or in a parenthetical reference that the words and ideas belong to Hughes, her readers will believe the words are hers. She has stolen the words and ideas and has attempted to cover the theft by changing or omitting an occasional word. 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 C is one satisfactory way of handling this source material. The writer has identified her source at the beginning of the sentence, letting readers know who is being quoted. She then explains the concept of transportation in her own words, placing within quotation marks the parts of the original she wants to quote and using ellipsis points to delete the parts she wants to omit.

The internet eliminates how you look in real life, so you get to know a person by their mind and personality. Cooper. In addition to liberation, researchers report that users of social networks feel enriched by their ability to communicate with and understand people all over the world. William C. ” Documentation: Author and page number enclosed in parentheses line social networks is their ability to “revitalize citizen based democ- Many researchers argue that the most promising prospect for on- racy” (Rheingold xxix).

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