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Quick coach guide to avoiding plagiarism

Author: Rosemarie Menager; Lyn Paulos
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Wadsworth Cengage Learning, ©2010.
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Gives students the necessary knowledge and tools to be able to author their own work without making citation errors or committing plagiarism. This title covers the basics of recognizing plagiarism;  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemarie Menager; Lyn Paulos
ISBN: 1111342466 9781111342463
OCLC Number: 636108083
Notes: "Includes the 2009 MLA and APA update"--Cover.
Description: vi, 55 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface.1. INTRODUCTION.In this Guide. Why this Guide is Important. Defining Plagiarism. Understanding When to Give Credit. Knowing the Rules. Knowledge Check.2. AVOIDING PLAGIARISM.Doing Your Own Work, Using Your Own Words. Allowing Enough Time. Keeping Track of Sources. Taking Notes. Clarifying Who is Speaking. Crediting the Source. Citing Sources Correctly. Quoting. Paraphrasing. Avoiding Patchwriting. Summarizing. Avoiding Using Other Students' Papers and Paper Mills. Knowledge Check.3. QUOTATIONS AND PARENTHETICAL CITATIONS.Understanding Citations. Using Parenthetical Citations. Using Direct Quotations. Using Indirect Quotations. Using Ellipses and Brackets. Using Block Quotations. Knowledge Check.4. PARAPHRASING.Defining a Paraphrase. Giving Credit to the Source. Sample Paraphrases. Citing Paraphrases. Knowledge Check.5. SUMMARIZING.Defining a Summary. Sample Summary. Knowledge Check.6. REFERENCES AND WORKS CITED LISTS.Citation Content. Basic Format. MLA Citations. APA Citations. MLA and APA Citations for Web Publications. Types of Reference Lists. Knowledge Check.7. PRACTICE QUIZ.8. ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION.Citation Style Overviews. Documentation Styles by Discipline. Free Citation Generators. Reference Tracking. Plagiarism. Style Guides.WORKS CITED.ANSWERS TO EXERCISES.
Responsibility: Rosemarie Menager, Lyn Paulos.


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Preface. 1. INTRODUCTION. In this Guide. Why this Guide is Important. Defining Plagiarism. Understanding When to Give Credit. Knowing the Rules. Knowledge Check. 2. AVOIDING PLAGIARISM. Doing Your Read more...

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