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Table of Contents

0

Introduction

1

What is MLA?

2

Importance of a Thesis

3

Presenting Evidence

4

Chicago Style vs. MLA Style

5

The 7-Step Formula

6

Devil in the Details

7

In-Text Citations

8

Citing Statistics

9

Using Signal Phrases

10

How to Write a Signal Phrase

11

The Name Rule

12

The Name Rule (More Practice)

13

The Big Four Signal Phrase

14

Quoting a Full Sentence

15

Quoting a Phrase

16

Quoting More Than One Sentence

17

Block Quotes

18

Dropped Quotes

19

Citing the Source of an Entire Paragraph

20

Two Unforgivible Mistakes

21

Plagiarism

22

Academic Dishonesty

23

It's Your Responsibility

24

Plagiarism Pledge