Mr. Proffitt
Hunters Lane High School
 The Internet can be a useful tool in doing
research
 But, a researcher has to know how to tell a
good web source from a...
 Cite: Using an outside source in a paper
 MLA: a “code” used for citing sources quickly
 Annotation: A note about what...
Editor or author name. “Article Name.” Name of
Site. Name of institution/organization affiliated
with the site (sponsor or...
Bernstein, Mark. "10 Tips on Writing the Living Web.”
A List Apart: For People Who Make Websites. A
List Apart Mag., 16 Au...
 Website: WebMd
 Article: Skin Cancer
 Author: Dr. Aaron
Webb
 Sponsor: WebMd
 Date of creation:
October 5, 2008
 Da...
 Webb, Aaron. “Skin Cancer.” WebMD.
WebMD, 5 October 2008. 10 October
2011.
 No author?  Skip and go to article title.
 No article title?  Skip and go to website
title.
 No publisher?  Skip an...
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Using Websites and MLA

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Using Websites and MLA

  1. 1. Mr. Proffitt Hunters Lane High School
  2. 2.  The Internet can be a useful tool in doing research  But, a researcher has to know how to tell a good web source from a poor one.  After break, we will look at that.  Today, let’s look at the MLA code for web sources.
  3. 3.  Cite: Using an outside source in a paper  MLA: a “code” used for citing sources quickly  Annotation: A note about what information a source contains
  4. 4. Editor or author name. “Article Name.” Name of Site. Name of institution/organization affiliated with the site (sponsor or publisher). Date of last update. Medium of publication. Date of access.
  5. 5. Bernstein, Mark. "10 Tips on Writing the Living Web.” A List Apart: For People Who Make Websites. A List Apart Mag., 16 Aug. 2002. 4 May 2009. Felluga, Dino. Guide to Literary and Critical Theory. Purdue U, 28 Nov. 2003. 10 May 2006. "How to Make Vegetarian Chili." eHow.com. eHow, n.d. 24 Feb. 2009.
  6. 6.  Website: WebMd  Article: Skin Cancer  Author: Dr. Aaron Webb  Sponsor: WebMd  Date of creation: October 5, 2008  Date of access: October, 10 2011
  7. 7.  Webb, Aaron. “Skin Cancer.” WebMD. WebMD, 5 October 2008. 10 October 2011.
  8. 8.  No author?  Skip and go to article title.  No article title?  Skip and go to website title.  No publisher?  Skip and go to creation date.  No creation date?  Write n.d. and go to the access date.

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