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Rowman and Littlefield Guide to Writing with Sources

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ISBN-10: 0742518426

ISBN-13: 9780742518421

Edition: 2002

Authors: James Davis

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This guide helps writers to assess, quote, cite and present information from a variety of types of sources, including electronic and Internet sources. It features samples of writing and style sheets as well as a checklist for quoting.
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Book details

List price: $9.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 64
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.198
Language: English

Introductionp. 1
Decisions to Makep. 2
Plagiarismp. 2
Popular Style Manualsp. 3
Elements Required in a Citationp. 5
When Do You Need to Acknowledge a Source?p. 7
Material from Classroom Discussionp. 7
Common Knowledgep. 8
Using Textbooks as Sourcesp. 9
When Should You Paraphrase and When Should You Quote?p. 11
To Paraphrase or to Quote?p. 11
The Power of Verbatim Source Materialp. 12
How Should You Paraphrase Information from a Source?p. 14
Selecting Information from Your Sourcep. 14
Giving Credit to Your Sourcep. 16
The Importance of Accuracy in Paraphrasingp. 17
How Should You Quote Material from a Source?p. 19
How Much to Quotep. 19
How to Present a Quotationp. 20
How to Show Additions and Deletions in a Quotationp. 22
How Should You Punctuate Quotations?p. 28
Introducing a Quotationp. 28
Ending a Quotationp. 29
Presenting Quotations within Quotationsp. 29
Punctuating Titlesp. 30
Quoting Poetryp. 30
Quotation Marks and Other Punctuationp. 32
How Should You Select and Cite Electronic and Internet Sources?p. 33
Source Reliability: A Sample Topicp. 35
Citing Internet Web Sitesp. 37
Other Electronic Sourcesp. 39
A Further Note about Style Manualsp. 42
Revision Checklist for Quoting and Paraphrasingp. 45
Internet Resourcesp. 47
Works Citedp. 53
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