Finding Quotations

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Slides from the second mini-lecture provided by the Library in support of the GCPS 1005 Public Speaking course.

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  • Last modified 6 July 2013
  • This slide re-states and reinforces points made in Prof. Powers’ textbook
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  • This slide re-states and reinforces points made in Prof. Powers’ textbook
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    1. 1. developmental material for speeches Prepared for GCPS 1005, Fall 2013 FINDING QUOTATIONS
    2. 2. Finding Quotations Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) Finding Statistics Finding Definitions GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING quotations 2 Quotation a statement made by someone else that you use to support the points you are making “ _” Image: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4670423
    3. 3. Finding Quotations Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) Finding Statistics Finding Definitions GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING quotations 3 ✓ The quote formulates your own point in a clear, interesting or memorable way WHY  The quote demonstrates that someone else (with higher credibility) shares your ideas on the topic you Einstein When to use quotations Images: http://www.deleusejewelers.com/janet-deleuse-newsletter/lazare-kaplan-international-diamonds-available-at-deleuse/ http://leisureguy.wordpress.com/2007/03/23/
    4. 4. Finding Quotations Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) Finding Statistics Finding Definitions GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING quotations 4 emphasis variety authority Why use quotations
    5. 5. Finding Quotations Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) Finding Statistics Finding Definitions GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING quotations 5 An expert said it. Types of quotations http://www.yesgo.com.hk/updatednews.html
    6. 6. Finding Quotations Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) Finding Statistics Finding Definitions GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING quotations 6 “I now believe that when a new family moves into a house, the house suffers something like a nervous breakdown.” - David Owen It’s pithy. Types of quotations Image: http://books.google.com.hk/books/about/The_Walls_Around_Us.html?id=6CIUqgjvhVoC&redir_esc=y
    7. 7. Finding Quotations Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) Finding Statistics Finding Definitions GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING quotations 7 Types of quotations It’s in the popular consciousness. Left: http://books.google.com.hk/books/about/The_Walls_Around_Us.html?id=6CIUqgjvhVoC&redir_esc=y Centre : http://www.thecomfortcompany.net/sympathy-saying-on-a- memorial-stone.aspx Right: http://www.betterworldbooks.com/to-everything-there-is-a-season-id-9780802852861.aspx
    8. 8. Finding Quotations Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) Finding Statistics Finding Definitions GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING quotations 8 HOWto find the quotations
    9. 9. Finding Quotations Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) Finding Statistics Finding Definitions GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING quotations 9
    10. 10. Finding Quotations Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) Finding Statistics Finding Definitions GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING quotations 10
    11. 11. Finding Quotations Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) Finding Statistics Finding Definitions GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING quotations 11 Search operator: Exact phrase
    12. 12. Finding Quotations Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) Finding Statistics Finding Definitions GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING quotations 12 Search operator: Fill in the blank
    13. 13. Finding Quotations Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) Finding Statistics Finding Definitions GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING quotations 13 Search operator: Search within domain or site
    14. 14. Finding Quotations Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) Finding Statistics Finding Definitions GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING quotations 14ww.orcadivingcenter.it/galleria-fotografica-porto-cesareo-salento-mare-jonio-immersioni
    15. 15. Finding Quotations Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) Finding Statistics Finding Definitions GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING quotations 15 Wisenews • Search over 250 newspapers in South China simultaneously Search newspapers
    16. 16. Finding Quotations Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) Finding Statistics Finding Definitions GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING quotations 16 ❶ ❷ ❸ Simultaneously search these excellent books of quotation online: • The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations • The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations • The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations • The Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations • Oxford Essential Quotations Search Oxford Reference
    17. 17. Finding Quotations Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) Finding Statistics Finding Definitions GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING quotations 17 Locate a book of quotations. Search for books + ebooks
    18. 18. Finding Quotations Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) Finding Statistics Finding Definitions GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING quotations 18 tune in. http://www.flickr.com/photos/fransimo/2918068088/
    19. 19. Finding Quotations Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) Finding Statistics Finding Definitions GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING quotations 19 take notes. http://www.flickr.com/photos/bluefootedbooby/400422238/
    20. 20. Finding Quotations Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) Finding Statistics Finding Definitions GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING quotations 20 Links to all of the materials covered (and a few more!) are available on the course guide: http://hkbu.libguides.com/GCPS1005 Click on the “Quotations” tab resources
    21. 21. Finding Quotations Finding Images Citing Your Sources (APA style) Finding Statistics Finding Definitions GCPS 1005 PUBLIC SPEAKING quotations 21 image credits Additional Image Credits Slide 2: Karsh , Yousef. (1948). Albert Einstein [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4670423 Slide 3: Ham, Michael. (2007). On the shoulders of Giants [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://leisureguy.wordpress.com/2007/03/23/ Slide 5: YESGO. (2012). Photo taking for Christine Loh's interview [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://www.yesgo.com.hk/updatednews.html Slide 9: Lam, Venus. (2013). Surface Web and Deep Web [Illustration]. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Baptist University Library. Slide 14: Orca Diving Center. (2009). Immagine 12 di 32 [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://www.orcadivingcenter.it/galleria-fotografica-porto-cesareo-salento-mare-jonio-immersioni Slide 18: Simo, Fran. (2008). Readers II: Lleno por favor [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/fransimo/2918068088/ Slide 19: vlasta2. (2007). Commonplace book. Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/bluefootedbooby/400422238/

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