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Created by C Bruns; Adapted by MA Lynn. Goals for this session: **Avoiding plagiarism **Types of citation styles **Parts of a citation **How to properly.

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1 Created by C Bruns; Adapted by MA Lynn

2 Goals for this session: **Avoiding plagiarism **Types of citation styles **Parts of a citation **How to properly cite books **How to properly cite articles **Mechanics of citing information inside the paper **Introduction to RefWorks

3 What is plagiarism and why is it important to cite sources and avoid plagiarism? "Plagiarism is defined as the act of taking the specific substance of another and offering it as one's own without giving credit to the sources. When sources are used, acknowledgement of the original author or source must be made following scholarly practice." Cal State Fullerton Catalog p Student Guide to Avoiding Plagiarism Student Guide to Avoiding Plagiarism Sandra Rhoten, Associate Dean Judicial Affairs

4 Main Citation Styles Used at CSUF: APA: The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 5th ed. (2001) social sciences and some natural sciences. MLA: The MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 6th ed. (1999) many disciplines in the humanities. Chicago: The Chicago Manual of Style, 15th ed. many disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. Turabian: A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations by Kate L. Turabian (This is a simpler version of The Chicago Manual of Style.)

5 Other less frequently used styles: Anthropology: American Anthropological Association Style Guide Biology: Scientific Style and Format: The CBE Manual for Authors Chemistry: ACS Style Guide (American Chemical Society) Geography: Annals of the Association of American Geographers Style sheet Law: The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation REF. Linguistics: Language Style Sheet Medicine: American Medical Association Manual of Style Physics: API Style Manual (American Institute of Physics)

6 EXAMPLES OF A CITATION FOR A BOOK: APA Format Adams, A. (1985). Ansel Adams, an autobiography. Boston: Little, Brown. MLA Format Adams, Ansel, Ansel Adams, an Autobiography. Boston : Little, Brown, Chicago/Turabian Format Adams, Ansel. Ansel Adams: An Autobiography. Boston: Little Brown and Company

7 EXAMPLES OF A CITATION FOR A JOURNAL ARTICLE: APA Format Spaulding, J. (1996). Yosemite and Ansel Adams: Art, commerce and western tourism. Pacific Historical Review 65, MLA Format Spaulding, Jonathan “Yosemite and Ansel Adams: Art, Commerce and Western Tourism.” Pacific Historical Review 65 (Nov 1996): Chicago/Turabian Format Spaulding, Jonathan. “Yosemite and Ansel Adams: Art, Commerce and Western Tourism.” Pacific Historical Review 65 (Nov 1996): 616.

8 Parts of a citation: The information needed for a book citation is: Author Title Publisher Place of Publication Date Information needed for an article citation: Author Title of the article Name of the journal Issue information (can be month, year, volume, issue, pages)

9 Instructions for “hands-on” portion of the workshop: Open Word (or use a sheet of paper) Using the your required style guide handout, write out the following sample citations.

10 Sample Book Developing Study Skill, Taking Notes and Tests, Using Dictionaries and Libraries Marcia J Coman and Kathy L. Heavers NTC Publishing Group Lincolnwood, Illinois, 1998 The information needed for a book citation is: Author Title Publisher Place of Publication Date

11 Sample book citation (the answer) APA Format Coman, M. J. & Heavers, K. L. (1998). Developing study skills, taking notes and tests, using dictionaries and libraries. 2 nd Ed. Lincolnwood, IL: NTC Publishing Group. MLA Format Coman, Marcia J. and Kathy L. Heavers. Developing Study Skills,Taking Notes and Tests, Using Dictionaries and Libraries. Lincolnwood, IL: NTC Publishing Group, Chicago/Turabian Format Coman, Marcia J. and Kathy L. Heavers. Developing Study Skills, Taking Notes and Tests, Using Dictionaries and Libraries. Lincolnwood: NTC Publishing Group, 1998.

12 Sample journal article Journal of Higher Education Social Class and College Costs: Examining the Financial Nexus Between College Choice and Persistence by Michael B. Paulsen and Edward P. St. John March/April 2002, vol 73 issue #2 Information needed for an article citation: Author Title of the article Name of the journal Issue information (can be month, year, volume, issue, pages)

13 Sample journal article citation (the answers) APA Format Paulsen, M. B. & St. John, E. P. (2002). Social class and college costs: Examining the financial nexus between college choice and persistence. The Journal of Higher Education, 73(2), MLA Format Paulsen, Michael B. and Edward P. St. John. “Social class and college costs: Examining the financial nexus between college choice and persistence.” The Journal of Higher Education,73 (2002): Chicago/Turabian Format Paulsen, Michael B. and Edward P. St. John. “Social class and college costs: Examining the financial nexus between college choice and persistence.” The Journal of Higher Education, 73, no.2 (2002):

14 Citing an Online Article APA Format Euban, D. (2005). Court restricts free speech for college students. Academe, 91, doi: /jts MLA Format Euban, Donna. “Court Restricts Free Speech for College Students.” Academe. 91(2005): Academic Search Premier EBSCO. California State University Fullerton, Pollak Library. July Chicago/Turabian Euban, Donna. Court Restricts Free Speech for College Students. Academe, 91, no. 2 (2005): (accessed July 15, 2007).

15 Introducing RefWorks What RefWorks can do for you: Online storage of your citation, with SFX links Can be arranged in folders by your subjects RefWorks will produce a bibliography in the correct format Write-N-Cite, a plug-in used to insert citations into your paper


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