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TSEM Fall 2012 McArthur Class 3

  1. 1. TSEM 102:Plagiarism andAPA StyleLaksamee Putnam – Research &Instruction LibrarianSlides:http://bit.ly/tsemmcarthur2012apaslides
  2. 2. First… Laksamee Putnam lputnam@towson.edu Cook Library Reference:  410.704.2462.  IM/email Phone: 410.704.3746. Twitter: @CookLibraryofTU Albert S. Cook facebook profile Slides: http://bit.ly/tsemmcarthur2012apaslides
  3. 3. A quick plug…  The Cellist of Sarajevo: A Tribute to the Uplifting Power of Music during War  When: Tuesday, October 30th from 7pm – 8pm  Where: Center for the Arts Recital Hall  What: In times of hardship and war, music can truly uplift the spirit. For example, the sorrowful Adagio by Albinoni has been forever linked with the courageous cellist of Sarajevo. Join us for a discussion on the book, The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway, and a selection of inspiring music for cello and cello ensemble. This program is being held in connection with the One Maryland One Book program whose 2012 selection for this statewide reading initiative is The Cellist of Sarajevo
  4. 4. Agenda Real world examples and discussion APA citation style APA worksheet Slides: http://bit.ly/tsemmcarthur2012apaslides
  5. 5. It’s out there, why not reuse it?www.msnbc.msn.com/id/32657885 Gabriel, Trip. “Plagiarism Lines Blur forImage by Duane Hoffmann Students in the Digital Age.” nytimes.com. The New York Times, 1 Aug 2010. Web. 14 Feb. 2012. <http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/02 /education/02cheat.html>• What does intellectual property mean to you? Is it an important idea, why or why not?• With so much information out there, is there such a thing as an original idea? Does that mean you have to credit every single person?• How does plagiarism affect academia?
  6. 6. Eureka!  How is this video connected to the previous library sessions on learning how to research? Is it connected to plagiarism? Why or why not?  If ideas come from multiple people working together and building off of each other, when you try to give credit, who do you give it to? Johnson, S. (2010) Where good ideas  How can you stay come from. TED: Ideas worth spreading. connected/current/organize http://www.ted.com/talks/steven_johnson d while doing your research? _where_good_ideas_come_from.htmlImage taken fromhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/seatbelt67/502255276/in/photostream/
  7. 7. APA Style Citations
  8. 8. APA Style References
  9. 9. Style Manuals Differentdisciplines use different style manuals  Social Sciences = American Psychological Association (APA)  Humanities = MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (MLA)
  10. 10. The point is… Acknowledge where you found the information Briefly identify the source Allows others to find additional information
  11. 11. What needs to be cited? Books Web Pages Magazine articles Graphics VHS,DVD, audio, etc. Government reports Statistics Encyclopedia articles Any source of information!
  12. 12. What needs to be cited? Directquotes Ideas borrowed Paraphrased material
  13. 13. In-text Citation needs: Direct Quote  All authors’ last names  Year of publication  Page number Paraphrase  All authors’ last names  Year of publication
  14. 14. Direct Quote: In-text citation As researchers Yanovski and Yanovski (2002) have explained, obesity was once considered “either a moral failing or evidence of underlying psychopathology” (p. 592). OR A relationship is defined as “the interdependence between two or more people” (Coombs, 2001, p.106).
  15. 15. Direct quotes: In-text citation Longer than 40 words?  Indented five spaces from left margin in block format Usually it is better to paraphrase
  16. 16. Paraphrase: In-text citation Original  Paraphrase America today has  In the United States, veered too far in the the education system direction of formal places too much emphasis on formal testing without testing, overlooking the adequate limitations and consideration of the expenses imposed costs and limitations when that assessment of an exclusive strategy is employed emphasis on that exclusively (Gardner, approach. 1993).
  17. 17. Paraphrase: In-text citation Original  Paraphrase The Republican  Contrary to many Convention of 1860 historians, Eric Foner … is sometimes seen argues that the as a symbol of Whig triumph within the Republican platform party. A closer look, of 1860 should not however, indicates be understood as an that the Whig’s indication of Whig triumph within the dominance of the party was of a very party (1995). tentative nature.”
  18. 18. In-text Citations More than one author  Two authors  Greenfield and Savage (1990)  (Greenfield & Savage, 1990, p. 567)  Three to five authors  You must first identify all of the authors either in the signal phrase or the first citation.  Terrace, Petitto, Sanders, and Bever (1979) believed…  (Terrace, Petitto, Sanders, & Bever, 1979)  After you have identified all, you may use “et al.”  Terrace et al. (1979) stated……  (Terrace et al., 1979)  Six or more authors  Use first authors last name and then et al.
  19. 19. In-text Citations Organization as author  Government or other organization  Use organization name as author in signal phrase  Use organization in parenthetical citation  The National Institute of Mental Health (2001)…  (National Institute of Mental Health, 2001)
  20. 20. Special cases Ifyou have more than one author with the same last name, use the first initial in the citation  (Smith, A., 2002) Ifyou have more than one work in the same year by the same author, use letters a, b, c, etc. to indicate correct source  (Entman, 2004a)
  21. 21. References The in-text citation must match up with the references entry Use the heading “References” at the top of a new page List entries alphabetically  Author’s last name (if no author, then by organization name or title) Double space each entry No extra spaces between entries If over one line, entry should have a hanging indent
  22. 22. References – Books Create a reference for this book Book authors or editors: Grant, J.  Last name  First letter of first name and middle initial Date of publication: (1994). Book Title: I hate school!: Some common sense answers for educators & parents who want to know why & what to do about it Publication information: Rosemont, NJ: Modern Learning Press.  City and state  Publisher
  23. 23. Book ExampleGrant, S. (1994). I hate school!: Some common sense answers for educators & parents who want to know why & what to do about it. Rosemont, NJ: Modern Learning Press.Notes:1. Periods must follow first letter of author’s name and middle initial, publication date, book title, and publisher.2. Book title is always in italics.3. Only capitalize the first letter of book title, any letter following a colon (:), and proper nouns.
  24. 24. References – Journals Create a reference for this journal article Article author: Peleg, R., & Baram-Tsabari, A.  Last name  First letter of first name and middle initial Date of publication: (2011). Article title: Atom surprise: Using theatre in primary science education. Periodical title: Journal of science education & technology, Publication information: 20(5), 508-524.  Volume number and issue number (if available)  Page numbers Digital Object Identifier number: doi:10.1007/s10956-011-9299-yx
  25. 25. Journal ExamplePeleg, R., & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2011). Atom surprise: Using theatre in primary science education. Journal of science education & technology, 20(5), 508-524. doi:10.1007/s10956-011-9299-yNotes:1. Periods must follow first letter of author’s first and middle initial, publication date, article title, and publication information.2. A comma will follow the author’s last name, first initial (if more than one author), journal title and volume number.3. Article title is never italicized – always written normal.4. Always italicize: journal title, volume number, and the commas before and after volume number.5. Only capitalize the first letter of article title, any letter following a colon (:), and proper nouns.6. Place a space between author first name and middle initial
  26. 26. Journal Articles Extra Info Articles retrieved from a database such as EBSCO or PsycINFO do not need to include database information Articles not including a doi number should contain the journal URL after the page numbers such as  Retrieved from http://js.sagamorepub.com/pe
  27. 27. Common KnowledgeQuandary Some examples:  Waste not, want not.  George Washington was the first president of the US  The earth is round When in doubt, cite it.
  28. 28. Library Resources for APA
  29. 29. Practice creating citations Gohere to complete the plagiarism worksheet  http://bit.ly/TSEMmcarthur2012APA
  30. 30. Questions? Feel free to contact me:  Laksamee Putnam  lputnam@towson.edu  410.704.3746.  Twitter: @CookLibraryofTU Or any reference librarian:  Visit Cook Library Reference Desk  410.704.2462.  IM – tucookchat