Rowman and Littlefield Guide to Writing with Sources

ISBN-10: 1442205695

ISBN-13: 9781442205697

Edition: 4th 2012

Authors: James P. Davis

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Book details

List price: $19.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

A Note on the New Edition
The Challenges of Academic Writing in the Age of Misinformation
Questions of Authorship and Authority
Evaluating Sources and Entering the Dialogue
Decisions to Make
Popular Style Manuals
Elements Required in a Citation
When Do You Need to Acknowledge a Source?
Material from Classroom Discussion
Common Knowledge
Using Textbooks as Sources
Using Sources in Class Presentations
When Should You Paraphrase and when Should you Quote?
How Should You Paraphrase Information from a Source?
Selecting Information from Your Source
Giving Credit to Your Source
The Importance of Accuracy in Paraphrasing
How Should you Quote Material from a Source?
How Much to Quote
How to Present a Quotation
How to Show Additions and Deletions in a Quotation
Writing about Literature
How Should you Punctuate Quotations?
Introducing a Quotation
Ending a Quotation
Presenting Quotations within Quotations
Punctuating Titles
Quoting Poetry
Quotation Marks and Other Punctuation
How Should you Select and Cite Electronic and Internet Sources?
Source Reliability: A Sample Topic
Citing Internet Websites
Other Electronic Sources
A Further Note About Style Manuals
Revision Checklist For Quoting and Paraphrasing
Appendix: Internet Resources
Works Cited
About The Author
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