Mla Style Bibliography Thesis

Example 1 – MA Thesis

IT:     (Gaudette 47)

WC:   Gaudette, Stacey Leigh. "Genêt Unmasked: Examining the Autobiographical in Janet Flanner." MA thesis.

                  U of Lethbridge, 2006. Print.


Example 2 – PhD Dissertation

IT:     (Thomson 145-51)

WC:   Thomson, David. "Tracing the Networks of Postmodernity: Media and Technology in the Novels of Martin

                  Amis and Don DeLillo." Diss. U of British Columbia, 2001. Print.


NOTE: The above examples should be used to cite unpublished theses and dissertations. For examples of citations for published theses and dissertations, see the MLA Handbook (5.5.26).

Author: Panasuk, Noel.
Last name first, followed by first and middle names. End with a period.   

Title & subtitle of the book: What Variables Appear to Work in Stress Managment Programs in the Workplace and How Effective are These Programs?
The title and subtitle are separated by a colon. Capitalize all important and proper words. Place in Italics and end with a period or if it has a question mark in the title, that is sufficient.   

Status of Publishing: MA Thesis,
Use the words MA Thesis followed by a comma. If it is a project, then use the words MA project. If it is a doctoral dissertation, use the word Dissertation.

Name of Institution Where Degree was Granted: The College of St. Scholastica,
The full name of the college or university followed by a comma.

Year of Publication: 2008.
List the year of publication, which appears on the title page or the title page verso (back side of title page). End citation with a period. 

[The above information is based on Purdue OWL.]


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