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There are two types of material you can insert into your assignment: figures and tables.
A figure is a photo, image, map, graph, or chart.
A table is a table of information.
For a visual example of each, see the figure and table to the right.
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For more information on, see Purdue OWL MLA Figures, Tables and Examples.
The word figure should be abbreviated to Fig. Each figure should be assigned a figure number, starting with number 1 for the first figure used in the assignment. E.g., Fig. 1.
Images may not have a set title. If this is the case give a description of the image where you would normally put the title.
If you reproduce your own photograph you do not need to cite it. However, Seneca Libraries recommends adding a figure note beneath the image that reads "Photograph by author".
Fig. X. Description of the figure from: citation for source figure was found in.
The caption for a figure begins with a description of the figure, then the complete Works Cited list citation for the source the figure was found in. For example, if it was found on a website, cite the website. If it was in a magazine article, cite the magazine article.
Label your figures starting at 1.
Information about the figure (the caption) is placed directly below the image in your assignment.
If the image appears in your paper the full citation appears underneath the image (as shown below). If you are referring to other information from the source of the image, remember to cite the source in your Works Cited list. If you are referring to an image but not including it in your paper you must provide an in-text citation and include an entry in the Works Cited list.
Fig. 1. Man exercising from: Green, Annie. "Yoga: Stretching Out." Sports Digest, 8 May 2006, p. 22.
Fig. 2. Annakiki skirt from: Cheung, Pauline. "Short Skirt S/S/ 15 China Womenswear Commercial Update." WGSN.
Note: This is a Seneca Libraries recommendation.
Fig. X. Description of the figure from: "City, Province." Map, Google Maps. Accessed Access Date.
Fig. 1. Map of Newnham Campus, Seneca College from: "Toronto, Ontario." Map, Google Maps. Accessed 23 Apr. 2014.
Source: Citation for source table was found in.
Above the table, label it beginning at Table 1, and add a description of what information is contained in the table.
The caption for a table begins with the word Source, then the complete Works Cited list citation for the source the table was found in. For example, if it was found on a website, cite the website. If it was in a journal article, cite the journal article.
Information about the table (the caption) is placed directly below the table in your assignment.
If the table is not cited in the text of your assignment, you do not need to include it in the Works Cited list.
Variables in determining victims and aggressors
Source: Mohr, Andrea. "Family Variables Associated With Peer Victimization." Swiss Journal of Psychology, vol. 65, no. 2, 2006, pp. 107-116, Psychology Collection, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1024/1421-0220.127.116.11.