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L cite your sources

  1. 1. Cite Your Sources: Why & How
  2. 2. WHY Cite Your Sources?1. Helps you avoid plagiarismAlways give the author proper credit! Image attribution: http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3191/3020966268_4f854c0617.jpg
  3. 3. WHY Cite Your Sources?2. Shows you consulted many good sources. You didn’t just make it up! Image attribution: http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3213/2979328686_5e34ec6677.jpg
  4. 4. WHY Cite Your Sources?3. Provides a “trail” for your readers, in case they want to follow your path and do further research Image attribution: http://farm1.static.flickr.com/41/83594459_70d9688f23.jpg
  5. 5. WHY Cite Your Sources?4. Expected in all academic settings, from high school to graduate school to your professional life Image attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/krcla/2069243613/sizes/o/in/photostream/
  6. 6. You Can Cite Almost Anything….
  7. 7. Interview a PartnerTurn to the person next to youAsk them to quickly tell you whether they think cyberbullying should be a crime, something you can be arrested for, or notTake notes on one side of your index cardEach partner should take a turn as interviewer/interviewee.
  8. 8. Cite an Interview
  9. 9. WHEN Should You Cite Your Sources?1. When you quote from a sourceIf you use the author’s exact words, put them in “quotation marks” and then cite your source.2. When you paraphrase a sourceIf you use the author’s idea, even if you put it in your own words, you must still cite your source.
  10. 10. WHEN Should You Cite Your Sources?My source says: Frogs live on every continent except Antarctica, but tropical regions have the greatest number of species. Frogs are classified as amphibians.
  11. 11. WHEN Should You Cite Your Sources?My source says: Frogs live on every continent except Antarctica, but tropical regions have the greatest number of species. Frogs are classified as amphibians. My paper says: Frogs live on every continent except Antartica. Do I need to cite my source? Thumbs up for yes, down for no. What else am I missing here?
  12. 12. WHEN Should You Cite Your Sources?My source says: Frogs live on every continent except Antarctica, but tropical regions have the greatest number of species. Frogs are classified as amphibians. My paper says: In the third grade, I had a pet frog called Hoppy. Do I need to cite my source? Thumbs up for yes, down for no.
  13. 13. WHEN Should You Cite Your Sources?My source says: Frogs live on every continent except Antarctica, but tropical regions have the greatest number of species. Frogs are classified as amphibians. My paper says: Frogs are amphibians. Do I need to cite my source? Thumbs up for yes, down for no.
  14. 14. HOW to Cite Your SourcesUse the OSLIS Citation Maker at:cm.oslis.orgClick the MLA Secondary linkChoose your Source Type from the yellow box.
  15. 15. HOW to Cite Your SourcesEnter information about the book or website-- Look for place of publication, publisher, and publication date on the copyright page of the book
  16. 16. HOW to Cite Your Sources
  17. 17. HOW to Cite Your SourcesNote the difference between Title of Work and Title of Overall Website.Identify the author, if possibleWho published/sponsored the site?If you can’t answer either of those two questions, are you sure you trust this site?
  18. 18. Works Cited Page
  19. 19. HOW to Cite Your SourcesWhat’s wrong with this Works Cited list?
  20. 20. HOW to Cite Your Sources PracticeMake a Works Cited list with at least three sources you found while researching cyberbullying.Start with Opposing Viewpoints, then do World Book Online. You may also cite a website.

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