The MLA Handbook, 7th edition, is the best source of information for writing a paper in the MLA style. Copies are available for check out at the WNC Library.
Books in the library are arranged by the Library of Congress Classification System with each letter standing for a subject. Books on writing research papers are located in the following areas:
|LB2369||Education & Report Writing|
|PE1408||English Language & Report Writing|
Ballenger, Bruce. The Curious Researcher. New York: Pearson-Longman, 2009.
Print. (LB 2369 .B246)
Coyle, William, and Joe Law. Research Papers. New York: Pearson-Longman, 2009.
Print. (LB 2369 .C65)
Gibaldi, Joseph. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 7th ed. New York: Modern
Language Association of America, 2009. Print. (LB 2369 .M53)
Hacker, Diana, and Barbara Fisher. Research and Documentation in the Digital Age. 6th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2015.
Print. (LB 2369 .H29 2015)
Hacker, Diana, and Nancy Sommers. The Bedford Handbook. 9th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2014. Print.
(PE 1408 .H277)
---. A Writer’s Reference. 8th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2014. Print. (PE 1408 .H2778)
Heath, Marilyn. MLA Made Easy: Citation Basics for Beginners. Santa Barbara: Libraries Unlimited, 2010. Print.
(PN 171 .F56 H43)
Lester, James D., Sr., and James D. Lester, Jr. Writing Research Papers. New York:
Pearson-Longman, 2010. Print. (LB 2369 .L4)
Lipson, Charles. Cite Right: A Quick Guide to Citation Styles -- MLA, APA, Chicago, the Sciences, Professions,
and More. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. Print. (PN 171 .F56 L55)
Lunsford, Andrea A. The Everyday Writer. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2009. Print.
(PE 1408 .L86)
Reid, Stephen. Prentice Hall Guide for College Writers. Upper Saddle River:
Prentice Hall, 2011. Print. (PE 1408 .R424)
Look at the video below for a short explanation of how to locate a book on the library shelves.