South Louisiana Community College
English 1010: Rhetoric and Composition
MLA Works Cited Exercise
Answer the following based on prior knowledge, details from the St. Martin’s Handbook, or the syllabus (SLCC’s policy guide).
1. What is plagiarism?
using another person’s words, syntax, or ideas without giving appropriate credit and documentation.
2. How do you avoid plagiarism?
_take notes in your own words or summarize. Put quotations marks and cite other peoples work. Schedule your work carefully so it will not pile up on you
3. What does MLA stand for?
Modern language association
4. List 2 reasons why it is important to cite your sources.
So you do not get faulted for using someone else work and to give the authors credit for their work.
Please use the information about these sources to create citations in flawless MLA format.
Author: Edward Cornish
Title: Futuring: The Exploration of the Future
City of Publication: Bethesda, Maryland
Publisher: World Future Society
Cornish,Edwards.Futuring :The Exploration of the Future.Bethesda: World Future Society ,2004. Print.
Author: Jerry Stubben
Article Title: Native Americans and Government Policy
Encyclopedia Title: Social Issues in America: An Encyclopedia
Editor: James Ciment
City of Publication: Armonk, New York
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe
Number of volumes in set: 8
Stubben,Jerry. “Native Americans and Government Policy.” Social Issues in America: An Encyclopedia. Ed. James Ciment. 5.8. Armonk: M.E.Sharpe,2006, (1190-1203) Print.
Author: Carmen Wong Ulrich
Article Title: Stop Stressing Over Money-Now!
Magazine Title: Health
Date: April 2006
Ulrich, Wong Carmen. “Stop Stressing Over Money-Now!.” Health May 2006: 126-128.Print