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  • 1. MLA Basic Citing for Writing
  • 2. MLA Basic Citing for Writing 1. Basic MLA Citation Process 2. MLA Research Writing Process
  • 3. Basic MLA Citation Style • Works Consulted (Working Bibliography) • Works Cited • In-text Citation
  • 4. What is MLA Style? • • • • Modern Language Association Simple & concise method to document sources Humanities, especially language and literature Example: Business people in Great Britain are considering … (Reed B3). Works Cited Reed, Stanley. "As North Sea Oil Dwindles, Britain Looks to Fracking." New York Times 19 Oct. 2013: B3(L). Science In Context. Web. 22 Oct. 2013.
  • 5. What are Short & Long Works? Short Work Long Work • Book • Book o Overall book title, in italics o Environmental Protection Agency. "Hydraulic or section, in double quotes U.S. Chapter, entry,to Fracking: At Issue." (“) "Introduction Fracking Fracturing Background Information." EPA: United States •Environmental Protection Agency. Periodical (magazine,Tamara Periodical • Fracking. Web. 8 Oct. "Introduction to Fracking: At Issue." EPA, 2012.Ed. newspaper, academic journal) o Article o Overall periodical title, in italics 2013. in periodical, in double quotes (“) Thompson. Detroit: Greenhaven, 2013. "Fracking And Tainted Drinking Water." Scientific American (magazine, newspaper, academic journal) • Web • Web Fischetti, Mark. "Fracking And Tainted Drinking Water." o Web page, title in double quotes (“) o Overall website, title in italics Scientific Fracturing Background (2013): 21.EPA: U.S. Environmental Protection Readers' Guide Full "Hydraulic American 309.3 Information." Agency. Text Mega. Web. 22 Oct. 2013.
  • 6. The Documentation Method • Find sources o Books, ebooks and electronic articles in databases / on web o Save electronic sources in email (or other methods) / check out books • • • • • Save citation information Create Working Bibliography Write outline, citing important sources from bibliography Create Works Cited Write draft and final copies of paper, etc., etc., etc., with in-text citations tied to Works Cited
  • 7. Save Full-text Sources • Send sources to yourself by email • Save full text articles in Email inbox • When possible, send MLA citation with source • Option: Copy, paste, save citation direct from database into Word file
  • 8. Books • E-shelf (books) o Check mark book o Save in e-shelf o Click details o Click Example Citations o Copy and paste MLA citation into MS Word file
  • 9. Create Working Bibliography • Copy and paste references in MS Word file Working Bibliography "Introduction to Fracking: At Issue." Fracking. Ed. Tamara Thompson. Detroit: Greenhaven, 2013. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 7 Oct. 2013.
  • 10. The Elements of a Citation
  • 11. Basic Citation: Book Wilber, Tom. Under the Surface: Fracking, Fortunes and the Fate of the Marcellus Shale. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2012. Print. • Full citation Wilber, Tom. • Author, last name, first name Under the Surface: Fracking, Fortunes and the Fate of the Marcellus Shale. • Title, in italics Ithaca: • City of publication • Publisher (UP=University Press) Cornell UP, 2012. Print. • Year of publication • Media
  • 12. Basic Citation: Essay in Book: from Database "Introduction to Fracking: At Issue." Fracking. Ed. Tamara Thompson. Detroit: Greenhaven, 2013. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 7 Oct. 2013. "Introduction to Fracking: At Issue." Fracking. Ed. Tamara Thompson. Detroit: Greenhaven, 2013. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 7 Oct. 2013. • Full citation, no author • Article title (short work), in double quotes • Title of long work, in italics • Editor • City of publication: Publisher • • • • Year of publication Database, in italics Media Date of Access
  • 13. Basic Citation: Newspaper Article from Database Reed, Stanley. "As North Sea Oil Dwindles, Britain Looks to Fracking." New York Times 19 Oct. 2013: B3(L). Science In Context. Web. 22 Oct. 2013. Reed, Stanley. "As North Sea Oil Dwindles, Britain Looks to Fracking." New York Times 19 Oct. 2013: B3(L). Science In Context. Web. 22 Oct. 2013. • Full citation • Author • Article title (short work), in double quotes • Title of newspaper (long work), in italics • Date of newspaper: page • Database, in italics • Media • Date of Access
  • 14. Basic Citation: Magazine Article from Database Fischetti, Mark. "Fracking and Tainted Drinking Water." Scientific American 309.3 (2013): 21. Readers' Guide Full Text Mega. Web. 22 Oct. 2013. Fischetti, Mark. "Fracking and Tainted Drinking Water." Scientific American 309.3 (2013): 21. Readers' Guide Full Text Mega. Web. 22 Oct. 2013. • Full citation • Author • Article title (short work), in double quotes • Title of magazine (long work), in italics • Volume.issue (year): page(s) • Database, in italics • Media • Date of Access
  • 15. Basic Citation: Academic Journal Jansen, Richard. "The Shale Revolution." TCE: The Chemical Engineer 863 (2013): 34-37. Academic Search Complete. Web. 22 Oct. 2013. Jansen, Richard. "The Shale Revolution." TCE: The Chemical Engineer 863 (2013): 34-37. Academic Search Complete. Web. 22 Oct. 2013. • Full citation • Author • Article title (short work), in double quotes • Title of journal (long work), in italics • Volume (year): page(s) • Database, in italics • Media • Date of Access
  • 16. Basic Citation: Web Page U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. "Hydraulic Fracturing Background Information." EPA: United States Environmental Protection Agency. EPA, 2012. Web. 8 Oct. 2013. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. "Hydraulic Fracturing Background Information." EPA: United States Environmental Protection Agency. EPA, 2012. Web. 8 Oct. 2013. • Full citation, organization as author • Author • Web page title (short work), in double quotes • Title of website (long work), in italics • Sponsor / publisher • Year • Media • Date of Access
  • 17. Working Bibliography Example
  • 18. Works Cited Example
  • 19. In-Text Citation Examples

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