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To expand a little on the answers above: the MLA guidelines recognize five distinct categories of photographs or images, all of which must be cited in slightly different ways. The citations are...

Latest answer posted October 17, 2017 9:07 am UTC

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While Edgar Allen Poe's short story "The Black Cat" is long out of copyright, citation for it works the same as for most other written works. In this case, you should find the story reprinted...

Latest answer posted April 23, 2012 6:06 pm UTC

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The expression et al. is an abbreviation of the Latin phrase et alia, which translates into English as "and others." It is common to see et al. when a group of people of any gender are grouped...

Latest answer posted April 7, 2019 12:16 am UTC

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The student's response to the previous answer regarding the proper way to cite an eNotes essay suggests that it is not a study guide from which he has drawn the quotation he hopes to use but rather...

Latest answer posted May 14, 2017 2:55 am UTC

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Crafting a reference page in APA seems difficult, but once you get accustomed to the process, you'll find that it's not that difficult. The two best websites I can recommend are Citation Machine...

Latest answer posted August 13, 2012 9:49 pm UTC

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Your instructor refers you to the following very helpful site: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/ This site, called OWL (Online Writing Lab), created by Purdue University, will...

Latest answer posted August 9, 2016 3:41 pm UTC

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Parenthetical citations are used to guide the reader to sources for direct or indirect quotations. There are three main styles, or formats, used in formal writing, MLA (Modern Languages...

Latest answer posted October 3, 2012 11:52 pm UTC

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An image from an electronic source can be cited according to the Chicago Citation Style 15th Edition in three different ways. The format for the full note is: Author First Name/Initial Surname,...

Latest answer posted April 23, 2012 5:11 pm UTC

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A book of essays by different authors is called an anthology. You're probably using an MLA reference guide, which should lay out the exact format for the works cited page's entry (remember that...

Latest answer posted April 24, 2013 2:24 am UTC

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I can see your confusion. There is a perfectly good explanation for this situation. All journals are different in terms of their citation policies. Most journals give all the information right in...

Latest answer posted February 4, 2012 4:23 am UTC

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I have included a couple of links here at eNotes for MLA formatting. These can give you a quick overview of easy to read formatting guides.For formatting your quote, first you should format your...

Latest answer posted June 6, 2012 1:48 pm UTC

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MLA format refers to the guidelines put out by the Modern Language Association concerning citing sources and bibliographic information in a paper. MLA is used most frequently in humanities...

Latest answer posted July 7, 2016 10:53 pm UTC

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This is a great question. If you used two book summaries from enotes, then you need to cite these summaries in your bibliography. And if you quote them, you will need to cite this as well. The way...

Latest answer posted March 12, 2012 2:50 pm UTC

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Although it is not possible to be certain without seeing the actual text that you are working from, it is likely that the numbers in the brackets are referring to works that are listed later in a...

Latest answer posted May 14, 2012 4:32 am UTC

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You should cite the author and page number as you normally would, (Author, Pg. #), and then give a full bibliographical reference at the end of your paper.

Latest answer posted November 19, 2012 4:18 am UTC

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This article was published on a government website, which makes it a government publication. Government publications are not a specific category under the official APA guidelines. Instead, articles...

Latest answer posted October 22, 2020 8:38 pm UTC

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Entries from blogs are only cited as notes. But if information from a blog has been extensively used the blog may be included in the bibliography, too. For the citation that you require as...

Latest answer posted April 24, 2012 6:23 am UTC

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The Chicago Manual of Style, like most methods of documentation, requires the researcher to be very detailed and precise. Even with pictures or images, those same strict rules apply. Now...

Latest answer posted April 24, 2012 2:58 am UTC

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This is a good question. Creating a bibliography is not an easy task at times. However, there are a few steps that you can take to get started. First, since you are a college students, you should...

Latest answer posted July 13, 2012 4:37 pm UTC

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