Correct initial capitals for the title, correct abbreviation for the months, dates in the correct order



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Week 5: Assignment 6
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PART 1: Correct the MLA citation for AIDS in Africa article from the Christian Science Monitor web page. Show your corrections in a different color.

Watch out for correct initial capitals for the title, correct abbreviation for the months, dates in the correct order (day, month, year), brackets around the web address, periods (or no periods) in the correct places, double spacing, indenting on the 2nd line and underlining (if needed).




Note: Make sure you figure out what type of periodical article (newspaper, magazine, or scholarly journal) this is because that will determine how you format your MLA citation:

INCORRECT VERSION:

Jean-Marc Gorelick. "AIDS in Africa is no secret, but its orphans are" Commentary > Opinion. Christian Science Monitor November 18, 2004. 5 Mar. 2007.



YOUR CORRECTED VERSION:

Jean-Marc Gorelick. "AIDS in Africa is no secret, but its orphans are" Commentary > Opinion. Christian Science Monitor November 18, 2004. 5 Mar. 2007.




(Part 2 on next page)

PART 2:

a. The name of the search engine you used:

b. The Boolean search using SYMBOLS instead of words ( + - “ “ ) – you must use the phrase search ( " " ) combined with another word that has either the + or - symbol.

c. As many citation elements as you can find: title, author, web page name, web page producer, date on the article etc.

d. The CORRECT URL (web address) of the article you found
e. The web site information recorded in MLA format.
f. Your evaluation of the content of the web site information you found.

Please input your answers in the spaces below:
a. Which search engine did you select?

b. Your BOOLEAN SYMBOL search syntax (a phrase search ( " " ) combined with another word that has either the + or -):

c. As many citation elements as you can find for your article (copied and pasted from web site): title, author, web page name, web page producer, date on the article etc.
d. The CORRECT URL (web address) of the article you found (copy and paste this from the address bar at the top of your web browser):
e. Put the web site citation in MLA format (remember that some of these elements may not be available). Make sure you use correct initial capitals for the title, correct abbreviation for the months, dates in the correct order (day, month, year), brackets around the web address, periods (or no periods) in the correct places, double spacing, indenting on the 2nd line and underlining (if needed).
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Author. "Article Title in Quotes." Publication title or web site title underlined. Date on the article if available. Date on site (if article date not available). Site producer (maybe). Date you accessed the site URL shortened if too long in angle<> brackets.



f. Your evaluation of the content of the web site information you found (50 words):


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