What Every Student Should Know about Avoiding Plagiarism

ISBN-10: 0321446895

ISBN-13: 9780321446893

Edition: 2007

Authors: Linda Stern

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List price: $15.40
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/13/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 80
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English

What Is Plagiarism?
Significance of Intellectual Honesty
Intentional Plagiarism
Documentation-The Key to Avoiding Unintentional Plagiarism
Sources and Information That Need to Be Documented
Recognizing Common Knowledge
How to Use Material Gathered from Sources
Plot Summary
Annotated Bibliography Entry
Paraphrase of Technical Information
Loyalty to the Source
Creating In-Text Citations
Using an Introductory Attribution and a Parenthetical Reference
Placing All Identifying Information in the Parenthetical Reference
Placing Ail Identifying Information in the Attribution
Blending Quotations into a Paper
Using Correct Grammar
Using Correct Punctuation
Using a Full-Sentence Quotation of Fewer than Four Lines
Quoting Part of a Sentence
Adding Information to a Quotation
Omitting Information from the Middle of a Sentence
Omitting the End of a Sentence
Omitting the End of One Sentence and the Beginning of the Next Sentence
Omitting Information from the Beginning of a Quoted Sentence
Using a Quotation of More than Four Lines
Quoting Lines of Poetry
Is It Plagiarism? Test Yourself on In-Text References
Constructing a Works Cited or References List
Documentation Styles and Their Manuals: MLA, APA, CM
Elements Included in a Citation
Organization of a Works Cited or References List
MLA Style-Sample Formats
Electronic Sources
APA Style-Sample Formats
Electronic Sources
Is It Plagiarism? Test Yourself on MLA Entries
Using and Documenting Illustrations
Evaluating Electronic Sources
Is the Material Relevant to Your Topic?
Is the Source Well Respected?
Is the Material Accurate?
Is the Information Current?
Is the Material from a Primary Source or a Secondary Source?
Avoiding Plagiarism: Note-taking Tips
Is It Plagiarism? Test Yourself on an Extended Analysis of a Student Paper
Answers and Explanations
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