MLA Works Cited

Modern Language Association (MLA) provides guidelines on formatting and citing sources when you are writing. This page contains directions on creating your Works Cited page(s). Works Cited: How to create Works Cited entries First determine what type of source you are citing– entire book, chapter from a book, article from a magazine, journal or newspaper (printedContinue reading “MLA Works Cited”

MLA Parenthetical (in-text) Citations

Modern Language Association (MLA) provides guidelines on formatting and citing sources when you are writing. This page contains two guides to help: 1- Parenthetical/in-text Citations In-text citations are required when you either paraphrase information, or use a direct quote.  Here’s an example: Direct Quote: Students with certified school librarians, “demonstrate greater research skills, flexibility in information gathering, and moreContinue reading “MLA Parenthetical (in-text) Citations”

MLA Formatting

Modern Language Association (MLA) provides guidelines on formatting written projects, as well as creating citations when writing. This page is designed to help you with formatting your overall paper, as well as formatting your Works Cited page. A few basics of overall formatting: All fonts should be Times New Roman, size 12 All margins shouldContinue reading “MLA Formatting”

Public Library E-Resource Directions

Olathe and Johnson County public library systems share an extensive network of truly amazing online resources including electronic books, magazines, newspapers, music, videos, audiobooks and research databases on a variety of subjects.  Hope this guide helps you!  If you have questions, feel free to email me: smcnerneyoe@olatheschools.org Access is easy– see below for steps onContinue reading “Public Library E-Resource Directions”

Ms. Mac’s Mobile Mac Stack Video Book Talks

The only person more awkward on camera than my dad (ask him, it’s true!) is me! Nevertheless, during the 2020 Corona Quarantine I wanted to offer my fellow readers book suggestions. At school my current favorite books are displayed on the “Mac Stack” bookshelf, hence the Mobile Mac Stack video series name. All titles availableContinue reading “Ms. Mac’s Mobile Mac Stack Video Book Talks”