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This is the official, authorized book on MLA format. The ninth edition builds on the MLA’s approach to documenting sources using a template of core elements—facts, common to most sources, like author, title, and publication date—that allows writers to cite any type of work, from books, e-books, and journal articles in databases to song lyrics, online images, YouTube videos, dissertations, and more.
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*Select the World Geography and Culture database from the list.
Useful for the study of countries, cultures, and geography. Every country of the world is profiled in depth, with more than 40 entries and more than 100 statistical indicators covering all aspects of each nation’s geography, history, society, and culture. At-a-glance information, maps and flags, videos, images, audio recordings, gazetteer entries, biographies of famous people, a timeline, and current news supplement each country profile. Information for the U.S. states, Canadian provinces, and international territories is similarly detailed.
A variety of tools are available for studying Earth and geographic regions, comparing countries and states, and researching terms and concepts:
*Compare and rank countries and states by a variety of indicators.
*Browse full-color regional and world maps on a variety of topics, including demographic, economic, education, energy, and politics.
*Learn about key ideas important to the study of geography by exploring the Geography *Concepts and Principles section.
*Explore the Earth system through illustrations in the section Focus on the Earth.
*Research landforms, water features, and administrative regions by browsing the Gazetteer.
*Discover the top 10 biggest cities, largest deserts, highest mountains, and much more by viewing lists of geography extremes.
*Look up a term in the extensive geography glossary.
*Convert between the most common units of area, length, temperature, time, weight, energy, speed, or volume using the conversion calculator.