lesson 10 – formatting a research paper

bibliography
A list of sources referred to in the document, whether cited or not, and is places at the end of the document on a separate page
bookmark
a location or selection of text that you name and identify for future reference
caption
a line of text that describes an object
citation
excerpt from the source of information
endnote
a citation in a document placed at the end of the document in which the citation is located. it is formatted as single space with hanging indent and double spaced between each footnote according to the MLA guidelines.
header
content that appears on the top of the page
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hyperlink
a block of text or a graphic that when mouse-clicked takes the user to a new location to an internal or external page
hyper text transfer protocol (http)
how data is transferred through the servers
MLA style
a standardization of guidelines used by colleges and universities for research papers
plagiarism
illegal use of someone’s work
source
where you acquire the information. it can be from a book, web, interview, etc
tab leader
the symbols that occur in a table of contents between a topic and the corresponding page number
table of contents
an ordered list of the topics in a document, along with the page number on which they are found. usually located at the beginning of a long document
works cited
a list of sources cited in the document and it is placed at the end of the document on a separate page
footer
content that appears on the bottom of the page
footnote
a citation in a document placed at the bottom of the page in a document on which the citation is located. it is formatted as single spaced with hanging indent and double spaced between each footnote according to the MLA guidelines