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MLA style manual and guide to scholarly publishing.

Contributor(s): Gibaldi, Joseph, 1942-. MLA style manual and guide to scholarly publishing.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Modern Language Association of America, 2008Edition: 3rd ed.Description: xxiv, 336 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780873522977 (hdbk. : alk. paper); 0873522974 (hdbk. : alk. paper); 9780873522984 (large print : alk. paper); 0873522982 (large print : alk. paper).Subject(s): Authorship -- Style manuals | Humanities literature -- Authorship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Scholarly publishing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Academic writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Contents:
Foreword / Domna C. Stanton -- Preface / David G. Nicholls -- Scholarly publishing -- Scholars and scholarly publishing -- Refereed and nonrefereed publications -- Deciding to submit a manuscript -- Placing a manuscript with a journal -- Scholarly journals -- Types of scholarly articles -- Selecting a journal -- Submitting a manuscript to a journal -- Evaluation of a manuscript -- Acceptance of a manuscript -- Placing a manuscript with a press -- Scholarly presses -- Types of scholarly books -- Selecting a press -- Submitting a prospectus for a book -- Submitting a manuscript to a press -- Evaluation of a manuscript -- Acceptance of a manuscript -- Production and publication -- Copyediting -- Proofreading -- Preparing an index -- Design -- Composition, printing, binding, electronic production -- Marketing -- Conclusion --
Legal issues in scholarly publishing -- Introduction -- Copyright -- Development of copyright law in the United States -- Subject matter of copyright -- Ownership of copyright -- Co-ownership of copyright -- Works made for hire -- Material objects -- Term of copyright -- Registration of copyright -- Copyright notice -- Renewal of copyright -- Rights of copyright owners -- Transfers and terminations -- Fair use of copyrighted works -- Requesting permission -- Damages for copyright infringement and attorney's fees -- International copyright -- Copyright and computer networks -- Publishing Contracts -- Books -- Journal articles and contributions to edited works -- Defamation -- Libel -- Opinion -- Truth as defense -- Actual malice -- Right of privacy -- Emergence of privacy law -- Unreasonable publicity of private life -- Publicity placing another in a false light -- Consent as defense -- Further guidance --
Basics of scholarly writing -- Audience, genre, and the conventions of scholarship -- Language and style -- Spelling -- Consistency and choice of spelling -- Word division -- Plurals -- Accents -- Umlauts -- Ligatures and other special characters -- Punctuation -- Purpose of punctuation -- Commas -- Semicolons -- Colons -- Dashes and parentheses -- Hyphens -- Apostrophes -- Quotation marks -- Square brackets -- Slashes -- Periods, question marks, and exclamation points -- Spacing after concluding punctuation marks -- Italics -- Words and letters referred to as words and letters -- Foreign words in an English text -- Emphasis -- Names of persons -- First and subsequent uses of names -- Titles of persons -- Names of authors and fictional characters -- Dutch and German names -- French names -- Greek names -- Hungarian names -- Italian names -- Russian names -- Spanish names -- Latin names -- Asian names -- Names in other languages -- Capitalization -- English -- French -- German -- Italian -- Portuguese -- Russian -- Spanish -- Latin -- Other languages -- Titles of works in the manuscript -- General guidelines -- Italicized titles -- Titles in quotation marks -- Titles and quotations within titles -- Exceptions -- Shortened titles -- Quotations -- Accuracy of quotations -- Prose -- Poetry -- Drama -- Ellipsis -- Other alterations of sources -- Punctuation with quotations -- Translations of quotations -- Numbers -- Arabic numerals -- Use of words or numerals -- Commas in numbers -- Percentages and amounts of money -- Dates and times of the day -- Inclusive numbers -- Roman numerals -- Romanization -- Further guidance --
Preparation of scholarly manuscripts -- Introduction -- Physical characteristics of the printed manuscript -- Divisions of the text -- Margins -- Text formatting -- Title and author's name -- Page numbers -- Tables and illustrations -- Paper and printing -- Corrections and revisions -- Binding -- Manuscripts for publication -- Preparation of theses and dissertations -- Student works as professional documents -- Prescribed guidelines -- Selecting a topic -- Preparing a prospectus -- Special format requirements -- Theses and dissertations as published works -- Divisions of the text -- Page numbers -- Margins -- Spacing -- Binding of print copies -- Submission of electronic files -- Publishing the dissertation through ProQuest -- Terms of agreement -- Abstract -- Copyright -- Permissions --
Documentation : preparing the list of works cited -- purposes of documentation -- Documentation and ethics -- MLA style -- list of works cited -- Introduction -- Placement of the list of works cited -- Arrangement of entries -- Two or more works by the same author -- Two or more works by the same authors -- Cross-references -- Citing periodical print publications -- Introduction -- article in a scholarly journal -- article in a scholarly journal that uses only issue numbers -- article in a scholarly journal with more than one series -- article in a newspaper -- article in a magazine -- review -- abstract in an abstracts journal -- anonymous article -- editorial -- letter to the editor -- serialized article -- special issue -- Citing nonperiodical print publications -- Introduction -- book by a single author -- anthology or a compilation -- book by two or more authors -- book by a corporate author -- work in an anthology -- article in a reference book -- introduction, a preface, a foreword, or an afterword -- anonymous book -- scholarly edition -- translation ; An illustrated book or a graphic narrative --
book published in a second or subsequent edition -- multivolume work -- book in a series -- republished book or journal issue -- publisher's imprint -- book with multiple publishers -- brochure, pamphlet, or press release -- government publication -- published proceedings of a conference -- book in a language other than English -- book published before 1900 -- book without stated publication -- Information or pagination -- unpublished dissertation -- published dissertation -- Citing web publications -- Introduction -- nonperiodical publication -- scholarly journal -- periodical publication in an online database -- Citing additional common sources -- television or radio broadcast -- sound recording -- film or a video recording -- performance -- musical score -- work of visual art -- interview -- map or chart -- cartoon or comic strip -- advertisement -- lecture, a speech, an address, or a reading -- manuscript or typescript -- letter, a memo, or an e-mail message -- legal source -- article in a microform collection of articles -- article reprinted in a loose-leaf collection of articles -- publication on CD-ROM or DVD-ROM -- digital file -- work in more than one publication medium --
Documentation : citing sources in the text -- Parenthetical documentation and the list of works cited -- Information required in parenthetical documentation -- Readability -- Sample references -- Citing an entire work, including a work with no page numbers -- Citing part of a work -- Citing volume and page numbers of a multivolume work -- Citing a work listed by title -- Citing a work by a corporate author -- Citing two or more works by the same author or authors -- Citing indirect sources -- Citing common literature -- Citing more than one work in a single parenthetical reference -- Citing a book with signatures and no page numbers -- Using notes with parenthetical documentation -- Content notes -- Bibliographic notes --
Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Time designations -- Geographic names -- Common scholarly abbreviations and reference words -- Publishers' names -- Titles of works -- Bible -- Works by Shakespeare -- Works by Chaucer -- Other works -- Names of languages -- Proofreading symbols -- Symbols used in the text -- Symbols used in the margin -- Sample marked proof -- Appendix : Specialized style manuals -- Sources of Examples in 3.4-5 -- Index.
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Rev. ed. of: MLA style manual and guide to scholarly publishing / Joseph Gibaldi. 2nd ed. 1998.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Foreword / Domna C. Stanton -- Preface / David G. Nicholls -- 1. Scholarly publishing -- Scholars and scholarly publishing -- Refereed and nonrefereed publications -- Deciding to submit a manuscript -- Placing a manuscript with a journal -- Scholarly journals -- Types of scholarly articles -- Selecting a journal -- Submitting a manuscript to a journal -- Evaluation of a manuscript -- Acceptance of a manuscript -- Placing a manuscript with a press -- Scholarly presses -- Types of scholarly books -- Selecting a press -- Submitting a prospectus for a book -- Submitting a manuscript to a press -- Evaluation of a manuscript -- Acceptance of a manuscript -- Production and publication -- Copyediting -- Proofreading -- Preparing an index -- Design -- Composition, printing, binding, electronic production -- Marketing -- Conclusion --

2. Legal issues in scholarly publishing -- Introduction -- Copyright -- Development of copyright law in the United States -- Subject matter of copyright -- Ownership of copyright -- Co-ownership of copyright -- Works made for hire -- Material objects -- Term of copyright -- Registration of copyright -- Copyright notice -- Renewal of copyright -- Rights of copyright owners -- Transfers and terminations -- Fair use of copyrighted works -- Requesting permission -- Damages for copyright infringement and attorney's fees -- International copyright -- Copyright and computer networks -- Publishing Contracts -- Books -- Journal articles and contributions to edited works -- Defamation -- Libel -- Opinion -- Truth as defense -- Actual malice -- Right of privacy -- Emergence of privacy law -- Unreasonable publicity of private life -- Publicity placing another in a false light -- Consent as defense -- Further guidance --

3. Basics of scholarly writing -- Audience, genre, and the conventions of scholarship -- Language and style -- Spelling -- Consistency and choice of spelling -- Word division -- Plurals -- Accents -- Umlauts -- Ligatures and other special characters -- Punctuation -- Purpose of punctuation -- Commas -- Semicolons -- Colons -- Dashes and parentheses -- Hyphens -- Apostrophes -- Quotation marks -- Square brackets -- Slashes -- Periods, question marks, and exclamation points -- Spacing after concluding punctuation marks -- Italics -- Words and letters referred to as words and letters -- Foreign words in an English text -- Emphasis -- Names of persons -- First and subsequent uses of names -- Titles of persons -- Names of authors and fictional characters -- Dutch and German names -- French names -- Greek names -- Hungarian names -- Italian names -- Russian names -- Spanish names -- Latin names -- Asian names -- Names in other languages -- Capitalization -- English -- French -- German -- Italian -- Portuguese -- Russian -- Spanish -- Latin -- Other languages -- Titles of works in the manuscript -- General guidelines -- Italicized titles -- Titles in quotation marks -- Titles and quotations within titles -- Exceptions -- Shortened titles -- Quotations -- Accuracy of quotations -- Prose -- Poetry -- Drama -- Ellipsis -- Other alterations of sources -- Punctuation with quotations -- Translations of quotations -- Numbers -- Arabic numerals -- Use of words or numerals -- Commas in numbers -- Percentages and amounts of money -- Dates and times of the day -- Inclusive numbers -- Roman numerals -- Romanization -- Further guidance --

4. Preparation of scholarly manuscripts -- Introduction -- Physical characteristics of the printed manuscript -- Divisions of the text -- Margins -- Text formatting -- Title and author's name -- Page numbers -- Tables and illustrations -- Paper and printing -- Corrections and revisions -- Binding -- Manuscripts for publication -- 5. Preparation of theses and dissertations -- Student works as professional documents -- Prescribed guidelines -- Selecting a topic -- Preparing a prospectus -- Special format requirements -- Theses and dissertations as published works -- Divisions of the text -- Page numbers -- Margins -- Spacing -- Binding of print copies -- Submission of electronic files -- Publishing the dissertation through ProQuest -- Terms of agreement -- Abstract -- Copyright -- Permissions --

6. Documentation : preparing the list of works cited -- The purposes of documentation -- Documentation and ethics -- MLA style -- The list of works cited -- Introduction -- Placement of the list of works cited -- Arrangement of entries -- Two or more works by the same author -- Two or more works by the same authors -- Cross-references -- Citing periodical print publications -- Introduction -- An article in a scholarly journal -- An article in a scholarly journal that uses only issue numbers -- An article in a scholarly journal with more than one series -- An article in a newspaper -- An article in a magazine -- A review -- An abstract in an abstracts journal -- An anonymous article -- An editorial -- A letter to the editor -- A serialized article -- A special issue -- Citing nonperiodical print publications -- Introduction -- A book by a single author -- An anthology or a compilation -- A book by two or more authors -- A book by a corporate author -- A work in an anthology -- An article in a reference book -- An introduction, a preface, a foreword, or an afterword -- An anonymous book -- A scholarly edition -- A translation ; An illustrated book or a graphic narrative --

A book published in a second or subsequent edition -- A multivolume work -- A book in a series -- A republished book or journal issue -- A publisher's imprint -- A book with multiple publishers -- A brochure, pamphlet, or press release -- A government publication -- The published proceedings of a conference -- A book in a language other than English -- A book published before 1900 -- A book without stated publication -- Information or pagination -- An unpublished dissertation -- A published dissertation -- Citing web publications -- Introduction -- A nonperiodical publication -- A scholarly journal -- A periodical publication in an online database -- Citing additional common sources -- A television or radio broadcast -- A sound recording -- A film or a video recording -- A performance -- A musical score -- A work of visual art -- An interview -- A map or chart -- A cartoon or comic strip -- An advertisement -- A lecture, a speech, an address, or a reading -- A manuscript or typescript -- A letter, a memo, or an e-mail message -- A legal source -- An article in a microform collection of articles -- An article reprinted in a loose-leaf collection of articles -- A publication on CD-ROM or DVD-ROM -- A digital file -- A work in more than one publication medium --

7. Documentation : citing sources in the text -- Parenthetical documentation and the list of works cited -- Information required in parenthetical documentation -- Readability -- Sample references -- Citing an entire work, including a work with no page numbers -- Citing part of a work -- Citing volume and page numbers of a multivolume work -- Citing a work listed by title -- Citing a work by a corporate author -- Citing two or more works by the same author or authors -- Citing indirect sources -- Citing common literature -- Citing more than one work in a single parenthetical reference -- Citing a book with signatures and no page numbers -- Using notes with parenthetical documentation -- Content notes -- Bibliographic notes --

8. Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Time designations -- Geographic names -- Common scholarly abbreviations and reference words -- Publishers' names -- Titles of works -- Bible -- Works by Shakespeare -- Works by Chaucer -- Other works -- Names of languages -- Proofreading symbols -- Symbols used in the text -- Symbols used in the margin -- Sample marked proof -- Appendix : Specialized style manuals -- Sources of Examples in 3.4-5 -- Index.

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