Getting to Know MLA8
MLA style is not used in all of the disciplines listed below EXCEPT
MLA Style makes it easier for readers to _____________________ a text through familiar cues that refer to sources and borrowed information.
navigate and comprehend
define unfamiliar words in
decide what is most important in
copy and edit
Editors and instructors encourage everyone to use the _________________ so there is consistency of style within a given field.
proofreading tools in publishing
Using MLA formatting allows writers to do all of the following EXCEPT
Provide your readers with cues they can use to follow your ideas more efficiently and to locate information of interest to them
Allow readers to focus more on your ideas by not distracting them with unfamiliar or complicated formatting
Establish your credibility or ethos in the field by demonstrating an awareness of your audience and their needs as fellow researchers (particularly concerning the citing of references)
Ensure that research will be published in academic journals
MLA suggests including all of the following general pieces of information that in each Works Cited entry EXCEPT
Title of source
Title of container
Publisher, Publication Date, Location
Unlike earlier versions, the eighth edition refers to "______________."
serial magazines and journals
The _______________ is a brief reference within your text that indicates the source you consulted.
The in-text citation should properly attribute any ideas, paraphrases, or direct quotations to your source, and should direct readers where?
the library to find more information
works cited page
a specific website
Begin your Works Cited page on a separate page at the __________ of your research paper.
bottom of each page
Indent the second and subsequent lines of citations by 0.5 inches to create a ____________ indent.
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