Citing, paraphrasing, and quoting

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Unformatted text preview: Wednesday, Feb 24th Wednesday, Feb 24th 1) Quiz 2) Documenting sources 3) Paraphrasing 4) Quoting Next: in 129 GMU basic research guide Summary (see the wiki for # of drafts) Documenting sources Documenting sources PLAGIARISM Plagiarism means using the words, opinions, or factual information from another person without giving the person credit . Writers give credit through the use of accepted documentation styles , such as parenthetical citation, footnotes, or endnotes; a simple listing of books and articles is not sufficient . Plagiarism is the equivalent of intellectual robbery and cannot be tolerated in an academic setting. (English Department Statement on Plagiarism, Guidebook 31). RULES FOR AVOIDING RULES FOR AVOIDING PLAGIARIM PLAGIARIM 1) Follow the guidelines of the documentation style of the discipline you are writing for. Examples: MLA, APA, ASA, AAA, IEEE, CSE, CM, etc. MLA MLA Handbook Handbook 2009 2009 changes changes No More Underlining! No More URLs! Publication Medium. RULES FOR AVOIDING RULES FOR AVOIDING PLAGIARIM PLAGIARIM 2) Cite in-text and at the end: a) ALL quoted material and b) ALL summarized or paraphrased material, unless the information is common knowledge (e.g. the Civil War was fought from 1861 to 1865). 3) Make sure that both the wording and the sentence structure of your summaries and paraphrases are substantially your own. GUIDELINES FOR CITING GUIDELINES FOR CITING SOURCES SOURCES There are two types of citations: IN-TEXT CITATIONS FULL CITATIONS (MLA: Works Cited) IN-TEXT CITATIONS IN-TEXT CITATIONS Indicate the source of QUOTATIONS, PARAPHRASES, SUMMARIES Appear INTEXT, WITHIN PARENTHESES Sometimes: NUMBERED FOOTNOTES OR ENDNOTES to add comments or refer the reader to other sources Examples of in-text citations Examples of in-text citations MLA Richard Sennett wonders how long-term purposes [can] be pursued in a short-term society (26)....
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