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1 Writing and Citing Segerstrom Library ESLR: Being a Responsible Citizen Info. Lit. Standard: Respect Copyright/intellectual property right of creators and producers

2 The dreaded P Word: What is plagiarism? –If you quote more then two consecutive words from someone else, summarize a passage or use someone elses ideas (OWL at Purdue) How do we avoid it? –Give credit to the source of information!

3 Creating a Works Cited: Always is the _______ page of your paper. Place sources in _______ order by authors last name or website name. Where can I find Author/Publisher information: –Books: T_______ Page or the C____________ Page –Webpage's: at the bottom of the page or on the ____________ Page

4 Citing a Book Format Book with 1 Author. Author Last Name, First Name. Book Title. City Published: Publisher, Year Published. Print. What do you notice about this line? Book with 2+ Authors. Author Last Name, First Name and Author First Name Last Name. Book Title. City Published: Publisher, Year Published. Print. Italicize Book Title

5 Sachar, Louis. Holes. New York: Dell Yearling, Print. King, Samuel P. and Randall W. Roth. Broken Trust: Greed, Mismanagement, and Political Manipulation at America's Largest Charitable Trust. Honolulu: U of Hawaii P, Print. *Using your Source Cards, complete 1 works cited. Citing a Book Examples

6 Citing a Website Format Author. "Title of the Web Page." Title of the Overall Web Site. Publisher or Sponsor, Date Published. Web. Date of Access (Day Month Year). Make sure you have your citation indented! Optional

7 Citing a Website Example Mintz, S. The Movies Meet the Great Depression Digital History. University of Houston, Feb Web. 09 Feb Digital History. University of Houston, Feb Web. 09 Feb 2011.

8 How do I do Parenthetical Citation? For a book - Put the authors name and page info was found on it parenthesis after the quote. – One Researcher has found that dreams move backward in time as the night progresses (Dement 71). For a Book with 2+ Authors – Put the last name of all authors in parethesis and the page info was found on, after the quote. –Lots of this artwork was psychedelic, with swirling colors and distorted images (Lindup and Goldstein 91). If you mention the author in the sentence then only the page number needs to be place in parenthesis –Freud states that a dream is a fulfillment of a wish (154). Website – Place the name of the webpage in parenthesis –Don't forget Senior quotes are due at the end of November. (Segerstrom High School)

9 Still need help?

10 Tools available to you: Paper citation handouts Your Teacher Your Librarian MLA Handbooks available in the library


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