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Unformatted text preview: 90 GENERAL FORMATTING SPACING: Double space everything except tables, charts and references. TYPING: Use only a conservative 12 point font such as Times New Roman, Courier, or Arial Use 8 ½” x 11” 20­lb, white bond paper. Print on only one side. Indent first line of every paragraph 5 to 7 spaces or ½­ inch. Default Tab key is acceptable. CITATIONS CITATIONS: (When?) Any thought, opinion, or statement not the writer’s – Average is two per page. own (original) requires a citation. [every paragraph] THREE REASONS FOR CITATIONS: 1. Give credit to the author you are drawing from 2. Guide reader in conducting further research 3. Give authority and credibility to your own statements Pages 207 ­ 214 Documenting Sources What is a source? What is a reference? What is a citation? Trail to the Source Citation In the text Reference List Source Purpose of Citations Points to the reference. Signals that the material is borrowed. Adds credibility. Citation Components Author(s) last name. Date of the publication. Page or paragraph (not both) number if it is a direct quote. – (Day, 2004, p.1) or (Day, 2004, ¶ 1) – Para. is the abbreviation for paragraph (para. 1) is fine. Citation Example 1 One sociologist contends that courtship violence is a “potential mediating link” between violence in one’s family of origin and violence in one’s later family of procreation (Makepeace, 1989, p. 103). Citation Example 2 Makepeace (1989) contends that courtship violence is a “potential mediating link” between violence in one’s family of origin and violence in one’s later family of procreation (p. 103). Citation Example 3 Sociologist James Makepeace contends that courtship violence is a “potential mediating link” between violence in one’s family of origin and violence in one’s later family of procreation (1989, p. 103). A citation is a part of the sentence in which it appears, and is punctuated as such. When to Use a Citation Cite a direct quotation. Cite paraphrased material. Cite an original idea. Cite an idea whose source can be identified. When Not to Use a...
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