The Rowman & Littlefield Guide to Writing with Sources
The Rowman & Littlefield Guide to Writing with Sources_now in its third edition_offers the most thorough and up-to-date discussion of plagiarism and the proper use of sources available today. This edition has new introductory material that uses current events to highlight the importance of writing ethics and clarity. The third edition also incorporates the latest revisions to MLA, CSE, and CMS styles and the lexicon of electronic materials. This succinct and accessible handbook helps writers of all levels to assess, quote, cite, and present information from a variety of sources, including electronic and Internet sources. It features samples, updated throughout, of writing and style sheets, as well as a checklist for quoting and paraphrasing, to help strengthen writing in any discipline.
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TRUTHINESS AND THE CHALLENGES OF ACADEMIC WRITING
Decisions to Make
Popular Style Manuals
Elements Required in a Citation
WHEN DO YOU NEED TO ACKNOWLEDGE A SOURCE?
using Textbooks as Sources
How to Show Additions and Deletions in a Quotation
HOW SHOULD YOU PUNCTUATE QUOTATIONS?
Ending a Quotation
Presenting Quotations withing Quotations
Quotation Marks and Other Punctuation
HOW SHOULD YOU SELECT AND CITE ELECTRONIC AND INTERNET SOURCES?
A Sample Topic
Using Sources in Class Presentations
WHEN SHOULD YOU PARAPHRASE AND WHEN SHOULD YOU QUOTE?
HOW SHOULD YOU PARAPHRASE INFORMATION FROM A SOURCE?
Giving Credit to Your Source
The Importance of Accuracy in Paraphrasing
HOW SHOULD YOU QUOTE MATERIAL FROM A SOURCE?
How to Present a Quotation
Citing Internet Websites
Other Electronic Sources
A FURTHER NOTE ABOUT STYLE MANUALS
REVISION CHECKLIST FOR QUOTING AND PARAPHRASING
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