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  • Writing and Citing Segerstrom Library 2008-2009 ESLR: Being a Responsible Citizen Info. Lit. Standard: Respect Copyright/intellectual property right of creators and producers
  • The dreaded “P” Word:
    • What is plagiarism?
      • “ If you quote more then two consecutive words from someone else, summarize a passage or use someone else’s ideas” (OWL at Purdue)
    • How do we avoid it?
      • Give credit to the source of information!
  • 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).
    • 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)
  • Creating a Works Cited:
    • Place sources in alphabetical order by authors last name or website name.
    • Find information at bottom of webpage or on the books Title Page
    • Book Citations:
      • Author/Editor Last Name, First Name M. Book Title . City Published: Publisher, Year Published. Print.
      • 3+ authors
        • First Authors Lastname, Firstname, et al. Title of the Book. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of Published. Print.
  • Creating a Works Cited:
    • Book Citations:
      • Author/Editor Last Name, First Name M. Book Title . City Published: Publisher, Year Published. Print.
      • 3+ authors
        • First Authors Lastname, Firstname, et al. Title of the Book. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of Published. Print.
  • Creating a Works Cited:
      • Citing a Website
        • Last, First M. “Website Article.” Website. Publisher, Date Published. Web. Date Accessed
  • Still need help?
  • Tools available to you:
    • Paper citation handouts
    • Your Teacher
    • Your Librarian
    • www.easybib.com
    • MLA Handbooks available in the library
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