Category: Level 4 pages

Secondary Sources

Secondary Sources

Sometimes you will be citing a quotation that you found within another source, for example a study that was referred to in one of your sources that was conducted by someone else. This is...

Social Media

Social Media

When you cite material posted on a social media platform, follow the general MLA format template. First list the author of the post, the account name, then finally the title or a description of...

Lectures & Speeches

Lectures & Speeches

In Person Lecture or Speech When documenting a lecture or speech you attended in person, you will need just one container. Online Lecture or Speech When documenting an online lecture or speech, you will...

Plays

Plays

In-text citations from plays have different formatting depending on whether the play is written in verse or in prose. When quoting lines of verse, avoid using page numbers and cite by whatever categories you...

Prose

Prose

When referencing commonly studied works of prose, such as a novel or a play, list the page number or author and page number first in your in-text citation. After that, list the other relevant...

Corporate Author

Corporate Author

If a source is created by an organization, the author element (name of the organization) must be abbreviated to only the noun phrase within the citation, minus any articles. The citation will point the...

Writing for Your Health Sciences Audience

Writing for Your Health Sciences Audience

When you begin a writing assignment in a Health Sciences course, you want to ask yourself some questions first. For whom are you writing? Are you writing for another health professional, for the general...

Literature Review in Health Sciences

Literature Review in Health Sciences

The purpose of the literature review is to give you an overview of a particular topic. Your job in a Health Sciences literature review is to discover the research that has already been done,...

Essay Writing in Health Sciences

Essay Writing in Health Sciences

In many of your Health Sciences classes, you will be asked to write an essay on a variety of topics. For help with writing these essays, you can refer to our OWL page on...

Unknown or Anonymous Author

Unknown or Anonymous Author

When the author of a work is not known, the title of the work will be used in place of the author. There are some important details to be aware of however. If the...

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