Published 30 April 2019
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If students omit from their works-cited lists works they have cited in their paper, have they plagiarized?As our plagiarism guide notes, "Plagiarism is presenting another person’s ideas, information, expressions, or entire work as one’s own." Citing sources accurately often requires learning . . .
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How do I cite a handbook or adventure module for a tabletop role-playing game such as Dungeons and Dragons?If you are citing a published handbook or adventure module for a tabletop role-playing game such as Dungeons and Dragons, treat the . . .
Published 5 April 2019
My paper is included in conference proceedings. If I refer to other papers included in the proceedings, do I need to create works-cited-list entries?No. You do not need to document the other papers, but you should make clear in your prose that the other papers are included in the proceedings ( . . .
Published 4 March 2019
If I am citing a manuscript that displays page numbers on some pages but not on others, how do I handle my in-text citations?As noted in the MLA Handbook, "When a source has no page numbers or any other kind of part number, no number should be given . . .
Published 28 February 2019
How do I create an in-text citation for a note or marginalia by an editor or translator in a work listed under the author’s name?If you are citing an editor's or translator's note for a work listed under the author's name, create a works-cited-list entry for . . .
Published 21 February 2019
How do I make clear that a paraphrase is on the same page as a quotation I’ve given in the previous sentence?The MLA Handbook (3.5) provides techniques for making citations more concise when a source is used more than once in succession. But it notes . . .
Published 18 February 2019