Axia College Material Appendix E Quoting, Summarizing, and Paraphrasing Sources Summarize: • Be brief. • Reflect key facts or ideas. • Help readers understand context. • Do not insert personal views. • Write in your own words, except for quotations. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance works hard to keep equality in the workforce. They have issued regulations that contractors must establish Affirmative Action Plans before they move forward with any business plans. They have also created way to deal with non compliance and any complaints that employees may have regarding this matter. United States Department of Labor. (n.d.). Affirmative Action . Retrieved July 30, 2009, from http://www.dol.gov/dol/topic/hiring/affirmativeact.htm Paraphrase: • Use details. • Reflect the structure of the source. • Reflect the ideas of the original author. • Do not insert personal views. • Write in your own words, except for
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