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MLA Documentation Olympics!. Event #1: Dive In! You have a book titled Swimming and You, written by Jamie Johnson. It was published in 1976 by Magnuson.

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1 MLA Documentation Olympics!

2 Event #1: Dive In! You have a book titled Swimming and You, written by Jamie Johnson. It was published in 1976 by Magnuson Publishing in Chicago. Write the entry for your Works Cited page.

3 Lastname, Firstname. Title of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Medium of Publication. Johnson, Jamie. Swimming and You. Chicago: Magnuson Publishing, Print.

4 Event #2: Talk to the Press You attended a lecture given by Michael Phelps at the Olympic Village in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on January 14, 2010 about “How to Handle the Press” – how would you write the Works Cited entry for this event?

5 Lastname, Firstname. “Title of Lecture.” Physical Location. Date. Type of Lecture. Phelps, Michael. “How to Handle the Press.” Olympic Village, Vancouver, BC, Canada. 14 Jan Lecture.

6 Event #3: Fight Club You have a magazine article published on July 24, 2010, called “Sting Like a Bee” by Muhammed Ali and JC Clapp. It was published in Boxing Weekly on pages How would you write a Works Cited entry?

7 Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Periodical Day Month Year: pages. Medium of publication. Ali, Muhammed and JC Clapp. “Sting Like a Bee.” Boxing Weekly 24 July 2010: Print.

8 Event #4: Axel Rose According to Yamaguchi, “figure skating is the hardest sport there is.” If the above sentence appeared in your paper, how would you insert the parenthetical citation? The book that the quote came from was On Thin Ice (2004) by Kristi Yamaguchi, page 12. Write out the entire sentence for your answer.

9 According to Yamaguchi, “figure skating is the hardest sport there is” (12). Since you already mentioned the author’s last name in the sentence, you only need the page number in the parenthesis. Note that the period goes on the outside.

10 Event #5: Run Forest! You watched a film called Running Game directed by Speedy Jones. It was released by Paramount in How would you write the Works Cited entry?

11 Director Name, dir. Title of Film. Production Company, Year Released. Film. Jones, Speedy, dir. Running Game. Paramount, Film.

12 Event #6: Surf’s Up! For your Works Cited page, you need to create an entry for an article, “Surfing in America” that was written by Stoner McClive, Dude Reefer, Mamby Smith, and Sami Jones. It was published on August 23, 2009 on the Surfing Times website. You accessed the site on September 3, 2010.

13 Author(s) name. “Title of Article or Entry.” Name of Site. Name of sponsoring organization or publisher (if not listed put np), date of resource creation (if not listed put nd). Medium of publication. Date of access. McClive, Stoner, et. al. “Surfing in America.” Surfing Times. np. 23 Aug Web. 2 Sept 2010.


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