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Author Davis, James P., 1954-

Title The Rowman & Littlefield guide to writing with sources / James P. Davis.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2012.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Allendale Branch Non-Fiction    808.0042 DAV 2012    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    808.0042 DAV 2012    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Non-Fiction    808.0042 DAV 2012    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    808.0042 DAV 2012    Available
Edition 4th ed.
Description x, 99 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and internet resources (pages 83-97).
Contents The Challenges of Academic Writing in the Age of Misinformation. Questions of authorship and authority ; Evaluating sources and entering the dialogue ; Decisions to make ; Plagiarism ; 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.
Summary This guide offers a thorough and up-to-date discussion of plagiarism and the proper use of sources. The new edition incorporates the latest revisions to MLA, CSE, and CMS styles and the lexicon of electronic materials. This 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 updated samples of writing and style sheets, as well as a checklist for quoting and paraphrasing, to help strengthen writing in any field. -- From back cover.
Subject English language -- Rhetoric -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Research -- Methodology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Report writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
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