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Unformatted text preview: Putting it all together Essentials to using APA Moving through this presentation… You can hit your right arrow button to move to the next slide or wait until the slide moves automatically. If you need to review a slide, you can hit your back arrow. (This presentation is set up with automatic timings, so if you go back to review a slide, click you mouse for the timings to resume.) The Pieces of the Puzzle T h e A c r o n y m s T e r m i n o l o g y F o r m a t t i n g T h e I m p o r t a n c e o f C it a t io n The Importance of Citation In no other time in history has the “borrowing” of information been made so easy as it is today. The Importance of Citation The Internet has opened up a multitude of opportunities for people to “borrow” music, video and literature. The Importance of Citation But “copying” the works of others is not a new idea…specifically in the area of literature. The Importance of Citation Plagiarism takes its name from the Latin word “plagiarius”, which means “kidnapper”. (American Heritage Dictionary, 2000) The Importance of Citation It is believed that this word was first used in this manner by the Roman poet Martial, who, in the first century AD, accused others of stealing his work for their own personal gain. The Importance of Citation Citation rules provide scholars with a safe and accepted way of presenting research findings. The Importance of Citation Quite simply, citing the sources used in your work is giving credit where credit is due. The Importance of Citation It demonstrates a sense of professional courtesy and respect for the creator of the work. The Importance of Citation It illustrates your ability to support your original theories and ideas with evidence based in research. The Importance of Citation Finally, it protects your hard work from theft by others. The Importance of Citation Once you have created a document, it is protected by copyright which entitles you to certain protections under copyright law. The Importance of Citation If someone decides to use your work in one of their writings, they must give YOU credit through proper citation. Acronyms Now, let’s discuss the initials and what they mean…. Acronyms M L A A P A A S A A M A There are several citation styles, each created to provide guidelines based on the needs of specific organizations. Acronyms M L A A P A A S A A M A Modern Language Modern Language Association Association This format is used primarily in the areas of humanities…art, music, and religion, for example. Acronyms...
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course CM 105 taught by Professor Klipsch during the Spring '09 term at Kaplan University.

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