MLA Works Cited: Electronic Sources Quiz

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What does MLA recommend when citing web addresses due to their dynamic nature?

Use containers like Youtube or JSTOR to access sources easily.

When citing a scholarly journal article from a database with a DOI available, what should be used instead of the URL?

DOI number

What abbreviation should be used to denote a single paragraph number when page numbers are not available?

par.

What information should be collected when citing electronic sources in MLA style?

Author names, publisher information, DOI or URL, date accessed

What is recommended if dealing with web pages that change frequently or lack a visible copyright date?

Save all relevant information for future reference

What should be used for a span of two or more paragraphs when page numbers are not available in an MLA citation?

pars.

What is the best practice recommended for managing online sources according to the text?

Keeping personal copies of important information

What does the MLA Handbook emphasize in relation to citing sources?

Taking note of primary elements in every source

Why is it advised to record when you first consult with each online source?

To provide the 'Accessed' date for MLA citations

Which element is NOT necessary for citing sources according to the text?

Copyright date

What does the text recommend regarding online information that can change or disappear?

Save personal copies of important electronic information

How should a writer assort primary elements from a source according to the text?

In a general format

Test your knowledge on citing electronic sources in MLA style. Learn about the principles and general format required to cite any source effectively using the MLA Handbook guidelines.

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