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If I use Google Translate to help me understand sources, do I need to create a works-cited-list entry for it?No, but if you are relying on Google Translate, we recommend that you alert your instructor as early as possible. If you are unable to . . .
Published 26 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
Published 7 January 2019
I am writing a paper in English. I have used the French edition of a book originally published in Dutch. Do I need to include both the French and Dutch editions in my works-cited list?List only the version you are using—in this case, the French edition. You do not need to indicate in your entry the language in which the . . .
Published 9 October 2018
How do I indicate in my work-cited-list entry that the translator of a work is the same as the author of a work?If the version of the work you are citing indicates that the author is also the translator of the work, repeat the author's last name in . . .
Published 29 March 2018
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Should my student provide both English and Chinese versions of a works-cited-list entry when citing a work in Chinese?In its publications, the MLA prefers to provide works-cited-list entries in the original script, along with a translation and sometimes a transliteration, for works not . . .
Published 28 February 2018
When translating from a language that does not use roman characters, like Chinese, do I include the original characters or a transliteration? And how do I alphabetize titles of nonroman works?In its publications, the MLA prefers to give the original characters (script) and a translation for titles and quotations; it also includes transliteration in some of its . . .
Published 8 February 2017