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Plagiarism and Source Citation (Dance): MLA Handbook Cont...

MLA Handbook Cont...

Citing Sources (Examples):

Journal Article:

Author's Name. "Article Title: Sub-Title." Journal Title Volume. Issue (Publication Date): Page Numbers. Publication Type.

Shapiro, Lynn Colburn. "Going Inside the Role: How Acting can Deepen Your Artistry." Dance Magazine 83.6 (2009): 36-40. Print.

Same Article Accessed via one of the EBSCO Databases:

Author's Name. "Article Title: Sub-Title." Journal Title Volume. Issue (Publication Date): Page Numbers. Database Name. Publication Type. Date Accessed.

Shapiro, Lynn Colburn. "Going Inside the Role: How Acting can Deepen Your Artistry." Dance Magazine 83.6 (2009): 36-40. Academic Search Complete. Web. 11 January 2010.

Book:

Author. Book Title: Sub-Title. Edition. Publication City: Publisher, Publication Date. Publication Type.

Spain, Louise. Dance on Camera: A Guide to Dance Films and Videos. Lanham: Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1998. Print.

Web Page:

Author. Title. Web site Title. Publisher or Sponser, Publication Date. Web. Date Accessed. <URL>.

Simpson, Jane and Jennifer Delaney. Ballet in 1924. Ballet.co. Bruce Marriott P, 1999. Web. 11 January 2010. <http://www.ballet.co.uk/magazines/yr_99/apr99/year_1924.htm>.

Note: According to the MLA Handbook, URL's are long and can change often and they do not recommend their use in citations unless it is unlikely the reader would be able to find the page without it. (Modern Language Assn. of America 182). Always check with your professor to see if they require URL's for the particular assignment.

Source:
Modern Language Association of America. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 7th ed. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2009. Print.