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2) _________ refers to books referred with authors, Edition and publishers. 3) While applying for jobs, a good _____________ is your opening move. 23.8. SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS 1) 2) 3) 23.9. ASSIGNMENTS 1) Give a detailed layout of an academic research report. 2) Explain the essential parts of a resume.
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289 23.10. SUGGESTED READING/REFERENCE BOOKS/SET BOOKS 1) Saravanavel.P, Research and Report Writing, V.K.Publishing House, Bareilly (U.P). 2) Mary Munter (2000) Guide to Managerial communication, 5 th ed., Prentice Hall, Upper saddle River, New Jersey. 3) Rajendra Pal, J.S.Korlahalli, Essentials of Business Communication, Sultqnchand & sons, New Delhi. 23.11. LEARNING ACTIVITIES Devise a hypothetical issue, conduct a survey and prepare an academic research report. 23.12. KEY WORDS Academic report Research Proposal Resume Curriculum Vitae Employment communication Cover Letter.
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290 LESSON 24 BIBLIOGRARHY AND CITATION 24.1. INTRODUCTION Every research work is based on previous research. Researchers begin their research after reviewing the researches completed in that domain of research. This process provides continuity in knowledge development and facilitates avoidance of duplication in efforts. It has become convention among the researchers to acknowledge the efforts of predecessors. Using other persons ideas, views, expressions, quotations without giving due credit is considered as intellectual theft. This kind of action is known as Plagiarism and it is moral and ethical offence rather than a legal one. 24.2. OBJECTIVES After reading and studying the lesson you should be able to Be familiarized with the importance of citing sources. Learn about the different styles of citation Differentiate bibliography, references and works cited Appreciate the importance of documentation of references 24.3. CONTENTS 24.3.1. References 24.3.2. Elements of the Reference List 24.3.3. References, Bibliography, or Works Cited 24.3.4. Bibliography 24.3.5. Citation 24.3.6. Documentation of References 24.3.7. Other Citations 24.3.1. REFERENCES Referencing is a basis for academic writing. By acknowledging all sources that have been used in the preparation of a text, writers form part of the ongoing exchange of ideas and data that signifies the academic community. Supervisors pay so much attention to formal aspects of academic essay writing. By teaching their students how a scholarly text is structured and in what manner references are given, supervisors guide them into the research community of their field. Functions of Referencing References in academic writing have different functions. A reference should always have a clear function and it must be relevant to the argument of the text. References are given whenever a source, which supplies some kind of fact or evidence, is used. In most academic texts, references have at least one of the following, sometimes overlapping functions: To acknowledge previous research in the field To position new research in relation to previous publications To present primary data to support the writer's claim
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