MLA: Sight Site Cite

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MLA: Sight Site Cite

  1. 1. This presentation incorporates several Creative Commons-licensed images from Flickr. If you use this presentation, please adhere to Creative Commons guidelines. Thank you!<br />
  2. 2. Sight, Site, Cite<br />Wendy DeGroat, MW Library<br />November 2009<br />
  3. 3. Objectives<br />Citing sources<br />Why?<br />When?<br />How?<br />Help citing sources<br />Noodle Tools demo<br />Other resources<br />
  4. 4. Why?<br />(singsing_sky)<br />
  5. 5. Credit<br />(Pirillo and Fitzpatrick)<br />
  6. 6. Findability<br />(Weilbacherparanoia)<br />
  7. 7. Credibility<br />(Weilbacherromeo)<br />
  8. 8. Citing sources shows you can…<br />(Weilbacherromeo)<br />Evaluate sources<br />Interpret existing knowledge<br />Build on that knowledge<br />Add your voice to the scholarly conversation<br />
  9. 9. When?<br />(Borska)<br />
  10. 10. Give credit to others’…<br />Words<br />Ideas<br />Images<br />Sounds<br />Research results<br />Data<br />Formulae<br />Code<br />(Borska)<br />(MacDonald 7-8)<br />
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  12. 12. You don’t need to cite<br />General<br />Richmond is the capital of Virginia<br />OlaudahEquiano was an abolitionist<br />Contextual<br />Varies with audience and topic<br />If in doubt, ask teacher<br />(Schwab)<br />
  13. 13. How?<br />(Dombrowski)<br />
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  16. 16. Modern Language Association<br />Preferred style for literature & languages<br />Emphasis on authorship and text<br />Simpler references within paper<br />Two-part system<br />Works Cited<br />Parenthetical references (Arnold 126)<br />
  17. 17. 7th edition (2009) changes<br />Italicize titles that were underlined<br />Indicate whether source was in Print or on Web<br />For well-known databases (e.g. JSTOR), a web address (URL) is no longer required<br />
  18. 18. Work published independently<br />Name, Writer’s. What S/he Wrote. Where Published: By Whom, When. Print.<br />Some works may also have:<br /><ul><li>Subtitle
  19. 19. Volume number
  20. 20. Edition
  21. 21. Editor(s)
  22. 22. Series name</li></li></ul><li>Same work put online<br />Name, Writer’s. What S/he Wrote. Where Published: By Whom, When. Title of Online Collection in which You Found It. Web. Date You Accessed It. &lt;http://webaddress&gt;.<br />
  23. 23. Shorter work in an anthology<br />Name, Writer’s. “What S/he Wrote.” When First Published.Title of Anthology in which You Found It.Who Put Collection Together. Edition.Where Published: By Whom, When. Print.<br />
  24. 24. Title page/verso tips<br />Title: Subtitle<br />Edition followed by ed.<br />4+ editors = First Listed, et al.<br />Editor’s Name preceded by Ed.<br />Publisher – omit Company, Inc., Press, House, etc.<br />City – cite first one listed<br />Date – most recent year<br />
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  26. 26. demo<br />
  27. 27. Citing your sources<br />Why?<br />1<br />2<br />3<br />When?<br />1<br />2<br />How?<br />Try it now…<br />
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  29. 29. Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The Scarlet Letter: An Authoritative Text, Essays inCriticism and Scholarship. Ed. Seymour Gross, et al.3rd ed. NewYork: Norton, 1988. Print. Norton Critical Edition.<br />
  30. 30. As learners, information should engage us,<br />(Radulescu)<br />
  31. 31. not passify us.<br />(robby-T)<br />
  32. 32. Lack of interaction shows.<br />(Weilbacherurban cowboy)<br />
  33. 33. Join the conversation.<br />(Smillie)<br />
  34. 34. Works Cited<br />Borska, Anna. Woman Computer Scientist/Kobietainformatyk. N.d. Flickr. N.p., 20 July 2009. Web. 10 Nov. 2009. &lt;http://www.flickr.com/photos/aeter/ 3740994946/&gt;. <br />Dombrowski, Quinn. IB English. N.d. Flickr. N.p., 31 Jan. 2009. Web. 10 Nov. 2009. &lt;http://www.flickr.com/photos/quinnanya/3242150010/in/photostream/&gt;.<br />MacDonald, Jean. “To Cite Is Right.” Ames Library. Web. 10 Nov. 2009. &lt;www.iwu.edu/library/help/Plagiarism_Module.ppt&gt;.<br />Pirillo, Chris, and Brad Fitzpatrick. &quot;The Whole Internet Truth.&quot; Cartoon. BLaugh. N.p., 13 Oct. 2006. Web. 10 Nov. 2009. &lt;http://blaugh.com/2006/10/13/the-whole-internet-truth/&gt;. <br />Radulescu, Angela. Toni Morrison (2). N.d. Flickr. N.p., 29 Feb. 2008. Web. 10 Nov. 2009. &lt;http://www.flickr.com/photos/walkingthedeepfield/2301126062/&gt;. <br />Robby-T. Nvidia&apos;s Closed-source Linux Drivers. N.d. Flickr. N.p., 9 June 2007. Web. 10 Nov. 2009. &lt;http://www.flickr.com/photos/robbyt/537741087/in/set-72157600517083398/&gt;.<br />Schwab, Avi. Common Knowledge Café. N.d. Flickr. N.p., 28 Sept. 2009. Web. 10 Nov. 2009. &lt;http://www.flickr.com/photos/froboy/3962684681/&gt;. <br />Singsing_sky. Beyond the Books. N.d. Flickr. N.p., 9 July 2008. Web. 10 Nov. 2009. &lt;http://www.flickr.com/photos/difei/2654453457/&gt;. <br />Smillie, Dana. SuhasiniHaidar - India Economic Summit 2008. 16 Nov. 2008. Flickr. World Economic Forum, n.d. Web. 10 Nov. 2009.  &lt;http://www.flickr.com/photos/worldeconomicforum/3040064519/in/photostream/&gt;. <br />Weilbacher, Katie. paranoia. N.d. Flickr. N.p., 11 Dec. 2006. Web. 10 Nov. 2009.      &lt;http://www.flickr.com/photos/katiew/320161805/&gt;. <br />Weilbacher, Katie. urban cowboy. N.d. Flickr. N.p., 5 Dec. 2006. Web. 10 Nov. 2009.      &lt;http://www.flickr.com/photos/katiew/315397343/in/set-72157594379580665/&gt;. <br />Weilbacher, Katie. romeo. N.d. Flickr. N.p., 11 Aug. 2006. Web. 10 Nov. 2009.      &lt;http://www.flickr.com/photos/katiew/212668595/in/set-72057594082125074/&gt;. <br />Whitis, Andrew. Give Away Post-its. N.d. Flickr. N.p., 19 Aug. 2006. Web. 10 Nov. 2009. &lt;http://www.flickr.com/photos/awhitis/219344805/&gt;.<br />
  35. 35. ( Whitis)<br />

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