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1 University Writing Center Fall 2011

2  Academic conversations and writing are based on research and on what people believed before  Challenge - must maintain your voice

3  use your own words and interpretations

4  Voice of authority information taken word for word ◦ Word / Phrase ◦ Complete sentence ◦ Longer piece - Block (5 or more lines)

5  Periods and commas go inside of quotation marks John Smith concurs that “Dewey is a ‘great’ guy,” but Smith is not sure if Dewey’s child-centered theory is “applicable in contemporary education.” 2 2. John Smith The Life of John Dewey (Boston, MA: Education Press, 2001), 25.

6  Ellipsis … —indicates missing words  Brackets [ ]—clarifies meaning  Italics—emphasizes term  [sic]—for errors in text

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8  1” margins on all sides  Times New Roman or Palatino  12 pt for text and 10 for footnotes  Footnote/endnote numbers are superscripted  Double space except block quotations, table titles, and individual bibliography entries  Page numbers at bottom in center of page beginning on 1 st page (title page)

9 PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION IN ACTION: A CASE STUDY OF DEKALB Jim Student Advanced City Government PSPA 683 January 19,

10 Writing Reality (L1) Basic Rules (L2) Run-on Sentences(L3) Comma and conjunction(L4) Coordinating conjunction: FANBOYS is the acronym for the coordinating conjunctions.

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12  Uses footnotes for in-text citations  If multiple sources, put in one note with semicolons (;) between them  If using an explanation or additional information and citation information, put additional information first followed by a period. Then add the citation information.

13  First line of a footnote/endnote is indented on standard tab. The rest of the lines are at the margin.  First line of a bibliographic entry is at the margin, with all subsequent lines indented a standard tab (hanging indent).  All entries of either footnotes/endnotes or bibliography are single spaced with a double space between them.

14 1. John Smith, The Truth about Writing: From Word Choice to Document (DeKalb, IL: Semicolon Press, 2005), Ibid, Ibid. 8. Smith, 467.

15  Do not use an access date for online sources  If you do not know an exact year of creation or modification, use n.d. (no date)

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17 Footnotes 1. John Smith, The Truth about Writing: From Word Choice to Document (DeKalb, IL: Semicolon Press, 2005), 418. Bibliography Smith, John. The Truth about Writing: From Word Choice to Document. DeKalb, IL: Semicolon Press, 2005.

18 3. Robert Frost, Run-ons I Have Known (Chicago: Chicago Press, 2005), Kindle edition, vol. 3, pt. 1, chap. 6. Frost, Robert. Run-ons I Have Known. Chicago: Chicago Press, Kindle edition.

19  2 or 3 authors, give all authors’ names in both the note and the bibliography entry.  4 or more authors, ◦ in the note give the first author’s name followed by et al. ◦ in the bibliography entry, list all authors’ names.

20 3. John Smith and Gwen Taylor, The Wonderful World of Writing: Word Choice Matters (DeKalb, IL: Semicolon Press, 2005), 188. Smith, John and Gwen Taylor, The Wonderful World of Writing: Word Choice Matters. DeKalb, IL: Semicolon Press, 2005.

21 16. University Writing Center, Confessions of a Comma Junkie (DeKalb, IL: Grammar Press, 2011), 18. University Writing Center, Confessions of a Comma Junkie. DeKalb, IL: Grammar Press, 2011.

22 14. William Shakespeare, “From Semicolon to Colon: Realities Exposed,” in The Glory of the Sonnets, ed. Nathaniel Hawthorne (New York: Outdoor Press, 2010), 45. Shakespeare, William. “From Semicolon to Colon: Realities Exposed,” in The Glory of the Sonnets, edited by Nathaniel Hawthorne, New York: Outdoor Press, 2010).

23 Footnote 1. Jane Eyre, “Victorian Love Stories,” Writers Guild Journal 204, no. 3 (2008), 45. Bibliography Eyre, Jane. “Victorian Love Stories.” Writers Guild Journal 204, no. 3 (2008):

24 Footnote 2. Jane Eyre, “Victorian Love Stories,” Writers Guild Journal 204, no. 3 (2008), 45, JSTOR, doi: /j.wgj Jane Eyre, “Victorian Love Stories,” Writers Guild Journal 204, no. 3 (2008), 45, JSTOR,

25 Bibliography Eyre, Jane “Victorian Love Stories,” Writers Guild Journal 204, no. 3 (2008): JSTOR (doi: /j.wgj ). Eyre, Jane “Victorian Love Stories,” Writers Guild Journal 204, no. 3 (2008): JSTOR,

26 Footnote 1. Editorial, Daily Chronicle, January 3, Samuel Sentence, “Writing Styles Changing,” Grammar News, June 14, Or weave into sentence In an article published on June 14, 2003, in the Grammar News, Samuel Sentence notes that…

27 Footnote 19. DeKalb City Planning Commission, “Marketing Plan,” City of DeKalb, last modified June 18, Bibliography DeKalb City Planning Commission, “Marketing Plan,” City of DeKalb. Last modified June 18,

28 Footnote 38. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. The Mutual Security Act of 1956, 84th Cong., 2d sess, 1956, Rep. 2273, Bibliography U. S. Congress. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. The Mutual Security Act of 1956, 84th Cong., 2d sess, 1956, Rep

29 2. President’s Commission on the Accident at Three Mile Island, Report of the Technical Assessment Task Force (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office,1979), Bibliography President's Commission on the Accident at Three Mile Island. Report of the Technical Assessment Task Force. Vol. 3. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1979.

30 37. State v. Hansen, 249 Neb. 177 (1995). Not included in bibliography

31 Footnote 92. Wilkie Collins, message to author, August 13, Personal communications do not go into the Bibliography

32 Eyre, Jane “Victorian Love Stories,” Writers Guild Journal 204, no. 3 (2008): JSTOR (doi: /j.wgj ). Smith, John. The Truth about Writing: From Word Choice to Document. DeKalb, IL: Semicolon Press, U. S. Congress. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. The Mutual Security Act of 1956, 84th Cong., 2d sess, 1956, Rep


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