June 4th, 2018 by

There are several writing styles that are used when writing academic documents. Each of the style is unique to the others as they posses’different guidelines. One of them is the MLA which in full stands for the Modern Language Association. This is style is among the common ones used by many students throughout college. The Read more »

MLA Eighth Edition: What’s New and Different

May 31st, 2018 by

Due to advanced scholarly demands and requirements, in April 2016 the MLA eighth edition was introduced replacing the seventh edition. It is through this edition that one can understand the various ways that the digital publication the way scholars enter their sources. The new edition highlights different ways that are recommended for source documentation in Read more »

Excellent MLA Classroom Poster on How to Cite Information Your Paper

May 31st, 2018 by

The example of the MLA poster provided below is in the form of jpg file that might be downloaded and printed out in different sizes for students use, and writing references. Note that the file size provided is large (print-quality, 120 dpi), and thus it may take some time to download. One has an option Read more »

Mla Questions and Answers : Frequently Asked Questions

May 31st, 2018 by

MLA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs There are all kinds of relevant questions that are asked concerning MLA citation and formatting. More information can be found at the Purdue OWL’s MLA Style and Formatting resource. I have to write a paper in MLA format. Where can I learn more about writing in MLA? The Purdue OWL Read more »

MLA Sample Works Cited Page 8th Edition

May 31st, 2018 by

The following are a number of examples of Work Cited page done in MLA format Works cited Miller, Ford, “Perspectives in Hydraulics.”  Nature Physics, 24 May 2004, 13Aug 2015. Austin, Robert. Review of Things Fall Apart, directed by Mark, 4 May 2003, www.rogerebert,com/reviews/things- fall- apart-2003.Accessed 17 June 2015. Muller, Godfrey. “Rules to Follow Read more »

Use of abbreviating sources in MLA Citation Style, 8th Edition

May 31st, 2018 by

MLA Abbreviations One should understand that there are some similar patterns that are used in abbreviating sources in MLA. In order to get a wide picture and relevant information about the common abbreviation used one is advised to visit section 1.6 in the MLA Handbook (8th ed.). Uppercase letter abbreviations A writer should not consider Read more »

Citing Electronic Sources: MLA Citation Style -8TH EDITION FORMAT

May 31st, 2018 by

MLA Works Cited: Electronic Sources (Web Publications) A brilliant writer is advised to save his or her personal copies of electronic information for future reference. In this, process a researcher Because research work is a continuous processes it is good for one to be printing or saving web pages in software like Adobe Acrobat. Web Read more »

Citing Periodicals at Works Cited – MLA Style Citation Guide 8th Edition

May 31st, 2018 by

MLA Works Cited: Periodicals To be precise Periodicals are; Magazines, newspapers, and scholarly journals. While citing periodicals one is required to consider the main elements that are the author of the article, the title of the article, information about the magazine, newspaper, or journal. The MLA style use the term “container” to refer to any Read more »

Guide: How to Cite a Book in MLA 8th Works Cited Page Format

May 31st, 2018 by

A researchers always advised to be on the look out of the following important feature when gathering books to be used as sources. The author name(s) comes as one of the critical aspects, then other contributors like translators, and editors. Next one should identify the book’s title, edition, and the date of publication, the publisher Read more »

MLA Works Cited Page: Basic Format Rules and Guidelines

May 31st, 2018 by

It is necessary for any MLA citation style to have a Works Cited page at the end of the research paper. One should note that the contents of this page should correspond to the works cited in the main work. Basic rules It is critical that the Work Cited page comes at the end of Read more »