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Owl Mla Exercise Answers

  1. 1. OWL MLA Exercise Answers<br />
  2. 2. Two benefits of using MLA Style<br />Build credibility<br />Protect against plagiarism<br />
  3. 3. What font and size?<br />12 point Times New Roman<br />
  4. 4. Margins<br />1 inch on all sides<br />
  5. 5. Italics<br />use for book titles<br />
  6. 6. Upper left corner of page<br />your name, your instructor's name, the course, and the date<br />
  7. 7. Information required in parenthetical citations<br />Source medium<br />Source entry in the works cited page<br />
  8. 8. Two choices for placement of the author’s name<br />In the sentence<br />In a parenthetical citation<br />
  9. 9. Page number<br />Always goes in the parenthetical citation<br />
  10. 10. Point of in-text citations/how does it help the reader<br />The reader can look in the works cited for the corresponding entry to find more information<br />
  11. 11. If there’s no known author<br />Use a shortened title of the work to refer to the work in the citation<br />
  12. 12. Quotation of four lines or less<br />Takes quotation marks around it<br />
  13. 13. Quotation of four lines or less<br />Include the author name and page number<br />The information in the text should correspond to the entry in the works cited<br />
  14. 14. Add a word to a quotation<br />Put [brackets] around the word or words to indicate that they weren’t part of the original <br />
  15. 15. If you omit words<br />Put three periods with extra space . . . <br />
  16. 16. Margins on works cited page<br />1 inch all the way around<br />
  17. 17. Top of the works cited page<br />The phrase Works Cited center, no italics, no bold, no special treatment<br />
  18. 18. Works cited entries<br />Double space, but do not skip extra lines between entries<br />
  19. 19. Indent on works cited page<br />Hanging indent – the first line is out 5 spaces from the second and subsequent lines<br />
  20. 20. Popular mediums of publication<br />Print or web<br />
  21. 21. Book titles and other long works<br />Should be in italics, not underlined or bold<br />
  22. 22. Format for titles of shorter works<br />In italics<br />
  23. 23. Names on the works cited page<br />Should be listed alphabetically<br />
  24. 24. If there’s no known author<br />Alphabetize the work by the title<br />
  25. 25. If you don’t have all the information required<br />Include as much information as you do have<br />
  26. 26. Listing a date for a website<br />The web changes often. Things may move.<br />
  27. 27. Citing an image?<br />Yes, sometimes you must.<br />
  28. 28. For questions<br />Google OWL Purdue for a wealth of information<br />

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