Showing posts from March, 2009

Time to update those pamphlets . . .

. . . MLA has released a new edition . Even in citations, print is the default no more. The seventh edition of the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers , released Tuesday, states that the Modern Language Association no longer recognizes print as the default medium, and suggests that the medium of publication should be included in each works cited entry. I haven't seen the whole thing, but the changes sound pretty good. As usual, the OWL at Purdue already has a good summary of the changes : No more underlining! No more URLs! Continuous Pagination? Who cares? Publication Medium New Abbreviations

Camp Writing Center: Man's Best Friend

Hello all, I’m sure you are all just thrilled to get another post from me since I don’t show up here nearly as often as I should. I have been charged with posting something witty and smart, that incorporates my beloved Hank and Penny. For those of you who don’t know, Hank and Penny are my two beautiful English Setters. They are my babies, and they are a constant thought in my brain. On that note, I want to use them as a jumping off point for my post. Hank and Penny spend some of their days at Camp Bow Wow. This is an innovative business for dog owners who consider their pets as their children. At this camp, dogs go through an interview process to ensure that they will be able to play well with others, and will cause no harm. After they are accepted, they can play all day at camp under the constant supervision of trained professionals. The owners are also able to check in on their babies through the use of a digital surveillance system that can be accessed vi