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The Modern Language Association, the authority on research and writing, takes a fresh look at documenting sources in the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook. Works are published today in a dizzying range of formats. A book, for example, may be read in print, online, or as an e-book--or perhaps listened to in an audio version.
Cite any information source, from ancient texts to Twitter - Examples are given in Harvard, APA, MHRA, MLA, OSCOLA and Vancouver referencing styles. Guidance on what is plagiarism and how to avoid it. We have multiple copies of this book.
Presents a comprehensive guide to help write, research, and cite sources; with tips on MLA, APA, CMS, and CSE writing styles.
The writing excerpt below uses inline citations to point to information sources taken from the bibliography beneath.
To Eat Meat or Not?
Americans in 1976 consumed an average of 91.5 pounds of beef per year; today that figure is down to 54 pounds (Kunzig). The UK is about the same, with an average per person consumption of 56 pounds of red and processed meat annually ("Great Meat"). The health danger with eating red meat comes from the high levels of saturated fat. Vegetarians may feel virtuous, but they should realize that cheese has higher levels of saturated fat than hamburgers (Smith 54).
There are vigorous debates in the scientific community about how much red meat is bad for your health, but all seem to agree that processed meat (bacon, ham, salami, etc.) is definitely worse than unprocessed ("Great Meat").