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									MLA CITATION

  Ask yourself and answer
    What is a citation?
 Why is a citation needed?
When do you need a citation?
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CITATION VOCABULARY -what you need to know
• Article: a piece of nonfiction writing in a newspaper, magazine, or
  reference book
• Author: person responsible for the writing of the book or article
• Bibliography: a list of writings with copyright and place of publication (such
  as the writings of a single author or the works referred to in preparing a
  document etc.)
• Citation: a reference to a book or author when you are using other people's
  works (Author, title, publisher, etc.)
• Copyright: represents ownership of ideas. Date of ownership is written as a
  year in a publication.
• Encyclopedia: A good place to find general background information on a
  person, place or thing.
• Plagiarism: inappropriate use of other people's work. If you copy it and say
  it is yours you are plagiarizing. This is illegal.
• Place/city of Publication: the city where an item is published
• Publisher: a company that prints materials
• Title: the name of a written, printed, or filmed production. Like the title of a
  book
• Works Cited: requires author, publisher, copyright date and title
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The purpose of this slide
presentation is to introduce
you to the Citation Machine.
This electronic “Machine” is
an on-line site that allows you
to type your citation
information into a form…then
WALLA, like magic the
machine creates your citation
for you. You are then able to
cut and paste your citation
data from the webpage onto
a word processing document
where corrections, if needed
may be made!
 This is citation nirvana!
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                                        In a couple of
                                        slides you will be
                                        directed to go to a
                                        different Web site
                                        on the IMC
                                        homepage.
                                        This website is a
                                        really cool place to
                                        complete your
                                        citations for any
                                        project that
                                        requires a
                                        Bibliography,
                                        sources used or a
                                        Citation page



CITATION MACHINE
Notice the list of format types MLA, APA, etc.
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  The Citation Machine is an interactive web tool
  designed to assist high school, college, and
  university students, their teachers, and
  independent researchers in their effort to
  respect other people's intellectual properties.
  To use Citation Machine, you simply... Click the
  citation format you need and then the type of
  resource you wish to cite.
WHEN YOU ACTUALLY GO TO THE SITE
        WILL BE USING THE
         MLA FORMAT                             click 5
     WHEN YOU OPEN THE MLA FORMAT
OPTIONS WILL BE GIVEN FOR THE TYPE OF
SOURCE USED: BOOK, ENCYCLOPEDIA,
MAGAZINE, ETC. YOU WILL SELECT THE TYPE
YOU NEED. BOOK FOR A BOOK, ETC.

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Next: Complete the Web form that
appears with information you have taken
from your source (fill in the blanks).
Author’s last name, title, etc. When
finished with the information Click Make
Citations. The machine will then generate
standard bibliographic and in-text citations
for you.      YIPEE!

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A blank form will appear…just fill in the needed information
(like I did above) and submit! Use your real info!
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The new page that appears will have the proper citation format for you to copy and paste onto a
word document! The citation info from above will look like this when pasted on your document.
PERFECT MLA form!

               Schmirler, Leah. North IMC Rocks!. Great Falls: North Middle School, 2008.
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LAST EXPLANATION SLIDE BEFORE YOUR
FINAL SLIDE DIRECTION: Make sure you
have your citation information
before you go to the …….




Citation Machine.
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NOW!
X out of this slide show, reopen the Internet
for North’s IMC Webpage and scroll down
to STUDENT SITES and click on……………

Citation Machine
And follow the directions just given!
              Good luck!

								
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