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How do I cite my professor in my paper and in the works cited page using MLA?

This is a good question, but you really do not need to cite your professor's lecture in a paper. Every professor that I have spoken to or graded for was unanimous. Lectures do not need to be cited....

Latest answer posted December 20, 2009 12:30 pm UTC

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How do I cite eNotes?

When you are citing an eNotes page, you can click the link that says "Cite" in gray at the top right-hand side of the page. The citation contains all the information you need to cite the page. The...

Latest answer posted December 17, 2016 1:04 am UTC

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Can answers on eNotes be classified as "scholarly sources"? Can eNotes answers be classified as "scholarly sources"?

I probably wouldn't allow students to cite enotes as a scholarly source. For me it's the difference between expert (as mentioned above) and scholarly which would keep me from letting students use...

Latest answer posted August 19, 2010 3:32 pm UTC

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Is there any way to download the detailed chapter summaries?    Every time I try to download the file - there is...

Since you are a premium subscriber to enotes, you do have access to all of the chapter summaries. These summaries are very valuable when studying a book. There are essentially two ways you can...

Latest answer posted December 6, 2012 5:28 pm UTC

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How do you reference material found on enotes.com using in-text parentheticals and a Works Cited page using the MLA...

Great question! eNotes can be cited as a "web publication." Discussion groups, blog postings and the like have been designated their own guidelines in the MLA handbook. You would cite an answer...

Latest answer posted May 24, 2012 5:50 pm UTC

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How do you reference enotes in APA style?

The standard way of quoting something you have retrieved from a website in the APA format is as follows: Author, A. (date). Title of document [Format description]. Retrieved from http://URL The...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2010 11:48 pm UTC

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Develop a communication strategy to inform clients, staff and other stake holders about the relocation of a community...

A communication strategy that targets employees, customers/clients, and others about the pending relocation of a community service organization is relatively simple, especially in the era of...

Latest answer posted June 13, 2018 12:22 am UTC

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How do I format an APA reference to Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House  found on eNotes eText?

For an APA reference, you can treat the eNotes eText version A Doll's House as an e-book. To cite an e-book in your Reference List, using APA, as usual, start with the author, last name first. In...

Latest answer posted September 28, 2012 9:40 pm UTC

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How long does it take to get an answer to a question posted on eNotes?

When you post a question as a Q&A, it appears in unedited and unanswered form. When it gets answered depends on a specific model of how editors are organized. Most editors working at eNotes are...

Latest answer posted October 29, 2012 12:28 am UTC

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Viewing Website Content Does anyone know how to view more than the introduction of the documents on this website...

I have to say (although I am biased) that I find eNotes to be one of the most helpful web sites I could possibly recommend to any student. The information available through this site is...

Latest answer posted September 26, 2011 3:23 pm UTC

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How do you get answers to the question and answers?

To get answers to the Questions you post on the Question and Answer section of the academic resource site 'enotes'com' you first navigate to that section from the top nav bar. Once there, you are...

Latest answer posted January 3, 2010 5:12 am UTC

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Can you earn money on eNotes? How are you paid? 

As an online educator for enotes.com, you can earn money! In order to earn money, you will need to apply and be approved as an eNotes Educator. To do this, visit the enotes.com website and scroll...

Latest answer posted April 2, 2019 6:17 pm UTC

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How do I delete previous questions I have asked on enotes?

You cannot completely "delete" questions that have been asked on eNotes. Only eNotes staff members have the power to do this. The idea or purpose of this is to create an archive of questions and...

Latest answer posted August 21, 2010 3:52 am UTC

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How can I find all the questions that I have asked on Enotes.com?

To find all the questions that you have posted, just click on your username or on your icon. You will be directed to the link http://www.enotes.com/people/ldygodi4100. This contains all your latest...

Latest answer posted May 2, 2011 9:50 am UTC

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Why am I paying for Enotes when so many articles and notes come from Wikipedia which is free?

This is fairly interesting in terms of analysis. I would say that while some of the backup information from editors might come from Wikipedia, I don't think that this is the sole reference point...

Latest answer posted June 7, 2010 1:31 am UTC

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How do I cite eNotes articles in APA format? I need to give both the article author as well as eNotes credit,...

eNotes functions much like an online encyclopedia. You'll first want to assess what information you have to complete the citation and what is needed or missing. If you have the author's name this...

Latest answer posted November 5, 2018 5:11 am UTC

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How can I see the full summary of 300 words?

It sounds like you are having some trouble accessing the full summary of your work. On enotes you can ask questions for free any time, and you can view part of the summary of many different books....

Latest answer posted October 16, 2011 2:52 am UTC

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How do I become an eNotes editor?

Editors on eNotes are professionals who are able to assist students with academic questions they may have. You are most certainly not the only one on this site who is not an editor so do not worry...

Latest answer posted June 7, 2010 10:08 pm UTC

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Is anyone else experiencing technical Issues with italics? It could just be me, but when I bold text or put texts...

I have noticed the problem, but I basically copy the text of my answer into a Word document and see what needs to be changed. I change it in the eNotes answer only, by flipping between my answer...

Latest answer posted April 13, 2012 1:58 am UTC

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How do you quote when your source is from eNotes?

Depending on what your reference is on eNotes, you can cite the source just as you would any internet source, which includes author (if given), title of entry, web address, and date accessed. As...

Latest answer posted February 26, 2010 5:15 am UTC

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What are the points for on eNotes?

To some extent, the purpose of the points varies depending upon the person looking at the points. As a general rule, the points indicate how much a person uses the website or contributes to the...

Latest answer posted September 25, 2018 12:36 am UTC

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How do I make a question that I asked private (unavailable to the public)?

This is an interesting question and I am not sure what motivates you to ask it, but the only way to make a question private on the eNotes site is to ask a question directly to one of the eNotes...

Latest answer posted July 22, 2013 3:23 am UTC

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Explain organizational protocol and etiquette generally associated with websites.

Website etiquette or "netiquette" varies depending on the specific website and community it serves. In general, educational websites have certain conventions that derive from the nature of academic...

Latest answer posted October 27, 2019 10:49 pm UTC

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How do you become a subscriber to enotes?  

To become a subscriber, go to this web site: http://www.enotes.com/help/join-enotes Becoming an enotes subscriber will help you a lot on your homework. There are three ways you can join....

Latest answer posted October 12, 2012 3:05 am UTC

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Internet Credibility How can students know that the information offered by online resources are credible and...

There is a lot of debate about whether or not wikipedia is accurate. Many claim that while it is edited almost instantaneously, there is no way of knowing that at the moment you log on to that...

Latest answer posted February 17, 2011 5:34 pm UTC

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Does enotes citing tool follow APA style?

This question has been asked before but I'm not sure if a conclusive answer was given. It looks to me like eNotes gives the MLA citiation. APA citiation includes dates toward the beginning of the...

Latest answer posted June 24, 2010 11:07 am UTC

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How do i get the enotes if I am a member?

If I understand your question correctly, you are asking how to get information about the subjects you are studying on the website after you joined as a member? If that is the question, these are...

Latest answer posted July 5, 2011 4:24 am UTC

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Why are some questions not answered?

Enotes editors do searches according to what they know well to answer your questions. You have most recently posted questions about Emerson's essays. These are not familiar to all editors, not even...

Latest answer posted May 22, 2010 2:03 am UTC

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How do I edit a question on eNotes?  (like add info and stuff)

Unless you are an eNotes educator or staff member, you cannot edit questions that have already been submitted. Therefore, the best thing to do is to review your question carefully before you...

Latest answer posted January 3, 2013 3:13 pm UTC

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If I joined Enotes.com for free, do I get a new token everyday?

If you join Enotes.com for free you get only one free token that can be used to access a page with premium content. You have 48 hours to use it after you join, else it expires. You do not get any...

Latest answer posted January 2, 2011 11:27 am UTC

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On this website when it says it will cite a works for you, what format do they use?  APA or MLA?

I'm guessing you are asking about eNotes, when you use the "Cite this source" button. It looks to me like eNotes gives you the MLA citation. In MLA - the date of publication is sited at the end of...

Latest answer posted June 12, 2010 3:12 am UTC

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How do I know how many points will be awarded to editors on questions and discussion posts? It seems like the points...

Please correct me if I am wrong, but even if we do not earn money, the point earnings do go towards a badge, so there is a nonmonetary award. We are used to non-monetary rewards, are we not? :)

Latest answer posted September 27, 2011 3:30 am UTC

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Hello, I just wanted to thank these educators who helped me with my questions: akannan, booboosmoosh, mwestwood,...

What a great pleasure it is to have you say this publicly. We all thank you and congratulate you enthusiastically on your great achievement! Earning a bachelor's degree puts you among an elite...

Latest answer posted September 10, 2013 3:14 am UTC

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What should I do if my English teacher finds out I use this website for help with my English homework? Predict. I...

eNotes is specifically aimed at students (from middle school to college) who require help with their school work. I see absolutely nothing wrong with any student accessing this website for new...

Latest answer posted November 1, 2012 7:46 pm UTC

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Why might a person not get an answer to several questions he or she has posted on eNotes on health topics?

eNotes editors are freelancers who sign on to the eNotes site and write answers to titles on topics on which they are qualified. If you are a premium user, your questions are more likely to be...

Latest answer posted November 13, 2012 8:49 pm UTC

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Dear Sr, Yesterday I sent you a question about my homework but I did not get your answer. Look forward to hearing...

Dear KimPhuong, There are hundreds of educators who answer questions for e-Notes. You do not have to submit a formal letter to anyone in particular. All you have to do is just to go ahead and write...

Latest answer posted July 18, 2013 1:17 pm UTC

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How would I cite this in text?  Thanks!!!

The answer posted in the sources below might help you:

Latest answer posted June 12, 2012 11:37 pm UTC

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What is your most prized eNotes badge? Mine would have to be the 'Expert' badge for Literature. It's nice to be...

I personally find that the Expert badges are more meaningful to me, as they show my expertise in a particular area or topic. However, I hear from Scott that they are going to introduce more badges...

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

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Can you cash in your eNotes points for money? Well, i know that this is good site and  i also ask if you got paid...

Becoming an eNotes editor isn't about how many points you have. As with an job, there is an application process to complete. If you are interested in becoming an editor, check out the jobs link...

Latest answer posted April 12, 2012 4:10 pm UTC

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How is Caribbean Carnival used in the articulation and performance of Caribbean identity?

The celebration of Carnival is an integral part of the Caribbean identity, particularly in the diaspora. For centuries, Carnival has represented a breaking down of social norms and expectations. It...

Latest answer posted April 12, 2020 6:02 pm UTC

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I am a teacher and just signed up I was hoping to find study guide questions to use with students. Is this part of...

Enotes is a great place for teachers to find material to use in the classroom. The study guides give you detailed information about plot, characters, themes, and so on. Some study guides include...

Latest answer posted September 14, 2011 1:44 am UTC

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A question and answer are posted to a wrong group. How do I shift them to the correct group?

I think you have answered a question which was posted in a wrong group. Unless you become an editor with Enotes.com, it is not possible for you to change the group of the question. Once you are...

Latest answer posted February 2, 2011 2:17 am UTC

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Where is the "cite this page" button on eNotes?

There is no cite this page on the Q&A area of the site, it is only on the study guide pages. They should add "cite this page" to the Q&A area. For now, just use the easybib link to tell you...

Latest answer posted August 16, 2012 7:09 pm UTC

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Do enote editors correct essay as well?

Editors at enotes will correct portions of your essay. If you want to get a lot of opinions, you can paste paragraphs from your essay into a discussion post. To create a new discussion, go here:...

Latest answer posted September 19, 2012 12:27 am UTC

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problem accessing summary i am a member of this site but I am not being able to read the summary of the poem locksley...

With a free membership you can only view answers. You have to have a paid membership in order to access all of the content. You can get a membership for one month, or a year. Then you get...

Latest answer posted October 10, 2012 4:42 pm UTC

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What are the points for in eNotes? How do i receive points?

eNotes users accumulate points in a number of ways, mainly by asking and answering questions in Q&A and contributing to discussions in the discussion boards. A full list of ways to collect...

Latest answer posted May 24, 2012 6:13 pm UTC

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About chapter summaries... Hello I'm new on this site. Why can't I get a summary on every chapter of a book I find...

It is true that Enotes is constantly adding books to a growing bank of resources. If you have found a book you are looking for, one reason you may be unable to access chapter summaries for every...

Latest answer posted January 29, 2013 10:58 pm UTC

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How do you cite a work on this website?

On each page of information on Enotes, there is a link showing how that particular page can be cited. This link can be found directly underneath the title on the page, the third link, labeled "Cite...

Latest answer posted January 14, 2010 11:23 pm UTC

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What are Enotes' points for? Can you spend them on stuff, or are they just for show?

I am not sure that they are simply for show. I think that the enotes points values you see represent the level of interest or, dare I say, scholarship of participating individuals on the site....

Latest answer posted June 12, 2011 5:09 pm UTC

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What does the eNotes star represent? I can't seem to find information regarding this new feature, so I better start a...

To echo #8 and #9, truly the best feature of being a premium subscriber is the priority given to answering premium questions first. The eNotes editors practically fight to answer the premium...

Latest answer posted April 29, 2012 8:12 am UTC

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