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  • The purpose of this presentation is to teach students why citation style is important and how to take bibliographic information and find the source.
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    1. 1. Scholarly Etiquette and The Anatomy of a Citation
    2. 2. Scholarly Etiquette <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>What does it mean for this class? </li></ul><ul><li>There are several levels of scholarly etiquette we are concerned with in this course: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Daily Interactions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing Style </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Papers and Projects </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Scholarly Etiquette: Daily Interactions <ul><li>Common courtesy in class discussions and blog postings </li></ul><ul><li>Respect your classmates and group members </li></ul><ul><ul><li>allow them to speak without interruption </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>respond to each others comments fairly, even when you disagree </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Make sure that all group members are having input in group discussions and decisions. </li></ul>
    4. 4. Scholarly Etiquette: Writing Style <ul><li>Informal technologies, formal writing style </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When using the blogs and Google docs, remember that you are being graded on your grammar and style even though these are informal communication technologies. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use spell check and always re-read your assignments before they are due-those squiggly green and red lines mean something! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing style doesn’t have to be overly elaborate, but don’t drop into slang, especially when writing in emails (and especially to other professors). </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Scholarly Etiquette: Papers and Projects <ul><li>Research and writing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>locating and reading various pieces of information written by others and then creating a work of your own. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Citations and Bibliographies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>show the research you have done </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>give credit to those who did the work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>list where future researchers can find that information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>By showing where you located your information and on what you base your conclusions, your own work carries more significance to your reader. </li></ul>
    6. 6. What citation styles have you used? <ul><li>MLA </li></ul><ul><li>APA </li></ul><ul><li>Chicago </li></ul><ul><li>Turabian </li></ul><ul><li>Other </li></ul><ul><li>What’s a citation style?? </li></ul>
    7. 7. Why is proper citation important? <ul><li>Helps future researchers find relevant resources </li></ul><ul><li>Provides acknowledgement for the research done before </li></ul><ul><li>It’s not important </li></ul>
    8. 8. Just imagine….. <ul><li>You need to locate info on an item written by Gauntlett and you have a bibliography that looks like THIS </li></ul>
    9. 9. How about this one?
    10. 10. Style Guides <ul><li>Provide standards for formatting papers (fonts, title pages, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Provide standards for in-text citations, endnotes, footnotes, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide standards for the final works cited list. </li></ul><ul><li>Several popular ones: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MLA: Humanities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>APA: Social Sciences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chicago: Various </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scientific </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Basics of MLA Style Formatting <ul><li>Spacing </li></ul><ul><li>Indents </li></ul><ul><li>Author’s Name </li></ul><ul><li>Capitalization </li></ul><ul><li>Underlining </li></ul><ul><li>Subtitles </li></ul><ul><li>Place of publication </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic versions </li></ul>
    12. 12. Samples: Reference Article <ul><li>Smith, John. “Ulysses S. Grant.” </li></ul><ul><li>Encyclopedia of the Civil War . Ed. Tom </li></ul><ul><li>Jones. 5 vols. New York: Random House, </li></ul><ul><li>2007. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Grant, Ulysses S.&quot; Encyclopædia Britannica . </li></ul><ul><li>2007. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. </li></ul><ul><li>19 July 2007   </li></ul><ul><li>< http://search.eb.com/eb/article-9037734 >. </li></ul>
    13. 13. Samples - Books <ul><li>Smith, John. This is My Book . New York: </li></ul><ul><li>Random House, 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>Jones, Tom. “How I Know John Smith.” Ed. </li></ul><ul><li>John Smith. This is My Book . New York: </li></ul><ul><li>Random House, 2007. 100-125. </li></ul>
    14. 14. Samples: Journal Articles <ul><li>Smith, John. “The Results of my Research.” </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of General Science 14 (1): 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>100-125. </li></ul><ul><li>Smith, John. “The Results of my Research.” </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of General Science 14 (1): 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>100-125. JSTOR 17 July 2007 </li></ul><ul><li><http://jstor.org> </li></ul>
    15. 15. Sample: Web Site <ul><li>“ Children’s Advertising and Gender Roles.” </li></ul><ul><li>MediaFamily.org. National Institute on </li></ul><ul><li>Media and the Family. 24 April 2007. </li></ul><ul><li><http://www.mediafamily.org/facts/facts_ </li></ul><ul><li>Children.shtml>. </li></ul>
    16. 16. When trying to locate an item from a bibliography <ul><li>First determine what type of source it is </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Book </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Book chapter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Journal Article </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Magazine Article </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Newspaper article </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web site </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Then pay close attention to the parts of the citation so you can locate it. </li></ul>
    17. 17. 'If This Be Error': How Shall the Poem Be Translated? Five Modern Views of Shakespeare By: Bjorklund, Beth; Language and Style: An International Journal, 1983 Winter; 16 (1): 3-22 <ul><li>Book Citation </li></ul><ul><li>Book Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>Journal Article </li></ul>
    18. 18. 'If This Be Error': How Shall the Poem Be Translated? Five Modern Views of Shakespeare By: Bjorklund, Beth; Language and Style: An International Journal, 1983 Winter; 16 (1): 3-22 <ul><li>Volume 1983 </li></ul><ul><li>Volume 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Volume 16 </li></ul><ul><li>Volume 3-22 </li></ul>
    19. 19. Poetry in Motion: Animating Shakespeare By: Osborne, Laurie E.;. pp. 103-20 IN: Boose, Lynda E. (ed.); Burt, Richard (ed.); Shakespeare, the Movie: Popularizing the Plays on Film, TV, and Video. London, England: Routledge; 1997. x, 277 pp. <ul><li>Book Citation </li></ul><ul><li>Book Chapter Citation </li></ul><ul><li>Journal Citation </li></ul>
    20. 20. Poetry in Motion: Animating Shakespeare By: Osborne, Laurie E.;. pp. 103-20 IN: Boose, Lynda E. (ed.); Burt, Richard (ed.); Shakespeare , the Movie: Popularizing the Plays on Film, TV, and Video. London, England: Routledge; 1997. x, 277 pp. <ul><li>277 page chapter </li></ul><ul><li>17 page chapter </li></ul><ul><li>1 page chapter </li></ul>
    21. 21. Mo(u)rning in America: Hamlet, Reagan, and the Rights of Memory By: Raphael, Timothy; Theatre Journal, 2007 Mar; 59 (1): 1-20 In this citation, the #59 is……. <ul><li>Page Number </li></ul><ul><li>Volume Number </li></ul><ul><li>Issue Number </li></ul><ul><li>Date </li></ul>
    22. 22. The Year's Work in Service Studies: Shakespeare, 2005 By: Evett, David; Modern Philology: Critical and Historical Studies in Literature, Medieval Through Contemporary, 2007 Feb; 104 (3): 412-29 How long is this article?? <ul><li>104 pages </li></ul><ul><li>17 pages </li></ul><ul><li>3 pages </li></ul><ul><li>Can’t tell from this information </li></ul>

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