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Working with Sources Quotations and paraphrases add credibility Citations validate your findings and provide access to a network of other research
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What to Credit Direct Quotes Arguable assertions and facts not widely known Statistics, charts, graphs Help from friends or others
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Good Use of Quotation When rewording the passage would lessen its impact: it is just that brilliantly stated. Therefore, use sparingly! Paraphrase more. ( Too much quoting creates a choppy patchwork of varying styles and gives the impression that you’ve lost control of your material. )
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Quotations Avoid “dumping” or “dropping” quotes: The virus can spread quickly. “Insects, birds, and some species are carriers” (Smith, 2009, ¶3). The virus can spread quickly: “Insects, birds, and some species are carriers” (Smith, 2009, ¶3). The virus can spread quickly. According to the Infectious Disease Center, “Insects, birds, and some species are carriers” (Smith, 2009, ¶3). The virus can spread quickly. According to Jay Smith,
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course ENG 310 taught by Professor Dr.rachal during the Spring '11 term at Nicholls State.

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