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- To demonstrate you have done research in order to make credible arguments.
- Giving credit to the original source and acknowledging the work of researchers.
- A guide for the reader to find more information about the research topic.
- Avoid plagiarism by quoting, paraphrasing or using data that is not common knowledge.
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- Book with one author
- Book with two authors
- Book with three or more authors
- Book with editor
- Print Periodical
- A posting or an article at a website
- Online journal articles
Website - MLA
Works Cited: A Quick Guide
Gathering information about your sources:
- Who is the author of the source?
- What is the title of the source?
- How was the source published?
- Where did you find the source?
- When was the source published?
MLA Handbook. 8th ed., New York, Modern Language Association of America, 2016.
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