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1 RESEARCH & DOCUMENTATION

2 Research & Documentation A research paper blends your ideas with ideas and information from other sources. Documentation shows the reader what information and ideas you've borrowed from other sources. plagiarism Writers who do not cite their sources are guilty of plagiarism, or academic dishonesty.

3 You are GUILTY of plagiarism if you-- Pass off someone else's work as your own. Buy or copy a paper from a papermill, website, fellow student, or other source. Copy sentences, phrases, or paragraphs from someone else's work without citing them. Present someone else's ideas in your own words without citing them. Mention facts or statistics (that are not considered "common knowledge") without citing the source. Reproduce pictures, graphs, drawings, music, etc. created by other people without citing the source.

4 DOCUMENTATION STYLES FOR EACH SUBJECT MLA STYLE – art, architecture, classics, literature, music, philosophy, religion, theater, dance, film, world languages, linguistics APA STYLE – anthropology, business and economics, communication studies, criminal justice, education, ethnic studies, geography, law, political science, psychology, sociology, women’s studies CHICAGO STYLE – world history, American history CSE STYLE – biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, environmental science, geology, mathematics, health, physics, astronomy

5 MLA MLA Documentation format for in-text citations and the Works Cited page

6 YOU MUST INCLUDE AN IN-TEXT CITATION WHEN… You borrow a direct quotation from a source. – When you borrow the exact words from the source, you are using a direct quotation. – Direct quotations are always enclosed in quotation marks. You summarize information you borrowed from a source. You paraphrase, or restate, the language of a source in your own words.

7 (293). Jay Kesan notes that many companies now routinely monitor employees through electronic means (293). (293). Jay Kesan notes that even though many companies now routinely monitor employees through electronic means, “there may exist less intrusive safeguards for employers” (293). direct quotation without author’s name in the text direct quotation with author mentioned in the text paraphrase or summary of information without author’s name in the text author’s last name the page number An in-text citation contains the author’s last name and the page number, if available. Even though many companies now routinely monitor employees through electronic means, (Kesan 293). “there may exist less intrusive safeguards for employers” (Kesan 293). (Kesan 293). Many companies now routinely monitor employees through electronic means (Kesan 293). paraphrase or summary of information with author mentioned in the text

8 Works Cited The Works Cited Page Works Cited Ever in-text citation must link to one of the sources listed on the Works Cited page. Works Cited Kesan, Jay P. “Cyber-Working or Cyber-Shirking? A First Principles Examination of Electronic Privacy in the Workplace.” Florida Law Review 54.2 (2002): Print. Works Cited Kesan, Jay P. “Cyber-Working or Cyber-Shirking? A First Principles Examination of Electronic Privacy in the Workplace.” Florida Law Review 54.2 (2002): Print.

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