Change the author’s words with your own words and include the author’s name.
Place the information in quotation marks and include the author’s name and page number.
Write down the information just like it is in the book without the author’s name.
Replace a few words in the author’s sentence with your own.
A book about genetic engineering
A recent article in a news magazine about genetic engineering
Articles about genetic engineering from a science journal
A soldier’s discharge papers filed at a county courthouse
A soldier’s journal
A chapter in a history book that highlights a particular soldier’s life
A map of a battlefield
Skim the chapters
Flip through the book
Use the table of contents
Use the book’s index
Print or online encyclopedia
Internet search engine, such as Google
School library online book catalog
The media wants to keep all the new materials and ideas away from the public.
Copyright and respect for original work increases the sharing of ideas.
Rules protecting intellectual property allows for fair competition in the media marketplace.
The market for media exists only when the rights of the creator are defended.
Paraphrasing means to restate the idea of the excerpt or passage by changing a few words with synonyms.
Paraphrasing means to restate the idea of the excerpt or passage in your own words.
Paraphrasing means to use the exact words of the excerpt or passage and cite the authors name in parentheses.
Paraphrasing means to use the exact words of the excerpt or passage and use quotation marks.
Beaches AND Hawaii
Beaches OR Hawaii
Beaches NOT Hawaii
Using the College Library webpage "meta-search engine" feature
Using a commercial search engine, like Yahoo, to identify the best databases
Take turns trying different databases to find the best one
An Annotated Bibliography of famous poets prepared by a college English professor
The "British Poet" entry on Wikipedia
The online book catalog of the local public library
Primary documents only
The back of the book
In the lower right hand side of the book
In the introduction of the book
MLA (Modern Language Association)
APA (American Psychological Association)
CMOS (Chicago Manual of Style)
Ask the professor which to use
Newsweek magazine book review section
Amazon.com book reviews
Twaynes Authors Online
"Teen health and wellness" - a database purchased by the school district
"BuyTopTenDietPills.com" - a website
"People" - a magazine
A website that contains an online personal journal with reflections, comments and often hyperlinks provided by the writer
A website that allows visitors to make changes, contributions or corrections
A group of World Wide Web pages usually containing links to each other and made available onine by an individual, company or organization