Week 5 Day 3 Reading

Week 5 Day 3 Reading - Week 5 Day 3 Documentation To avoid...

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Week 5 Day 3 Documentation To avoid plagiarism, writer must attribute ideas/information from outside sourcs What Information Should be Documented? 1. Direct Quotations 2. Indirect Quotations “Scientist Gina Kolata notes…. .” 3. Facts/Statistics that are NOT common knowledge How to Document Information MLA, a system of parenthetical references with a list of cited works/electronic sources at the end of the paper - Author and page number Citations Within Your Text Introduce idea with a single phrase, usually the author’s name, and use a parenthetical citation stating the page number 1. A book by one author - S.I. Hayakawa point out that…(162). - Consumers want to identify with he happy…(Hayakawa 164). 2. A magazine article - Same as a book by one author 3. More than one author - List all last names or follow it with an et all - Quoting a writer who site another Ex: (qtd. in Hiss 68). List of Works Cited: MLA - Must be titled “Works Cited” 1. Comes in 3 units (author, title, publishing information) separated by a period
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Week 5 Day 3 Reading - Week 5 Day 3 Documentation To avoid...

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