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Click to edit Master subtitle style MLA Documentation p Integrating Quotations p Parenthetical Documentation p Works Cited Page p Assignment Format
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What is MLA Documentation? p MLA: Modern Language  Association of America p The MLA is a professional  association of academics,  scholars of language and  literature p The association publishes a  handbook and style guide that  sets the standard for  documentation in the 
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Why should I acknowledge  p To strengthen your argument by presenting authoritative  evidence p To give credit when you are using someone else’s words and  ideas p To provide the necessary information so readers can verify or read more from a source you use p To avoid theft: violating legal intellectual property rights p To increase your credibility using a standardized citation  format that is universal to scholars and researchers p
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What do I need to cite? p Citing sources means to use established formats  to document others’  words  and  ideas  p You must document (cite) any quotation,  summary, paraphrase, statistic, or graphic
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What don’t I need to cite? p Common knowledge: “Many people enjoy  vacationing in the Chilcotin.” p Your own conclusions or opinions p Facts found in many sources (the year the Gulf  War began) p Standard terms (DVD, CD, download)
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When should I use quotations? p
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This note was uploaded on 07/24/2011 for the course ENGL 1100 taught by Professor Walsh during the Spring '11 term at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

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