ENGLISH 1109 Intensive Reading and Writing

 What are my information choices? 

 

  1. Books

                  ATI Library has both ebook and print books.

 

                 Cite your book according to the MLA Handbook, 8th edition.  Citation generator: EasyBib is free for MLA, 8th edition citations.

                 Ewing, Rex A., and Doug Pratt. Got Sun? Go Solar: Get Free Renewable Energy to Power Your Grid-Tied Home.

                            PixyJack Press, 2008.

 

2. Print Trade Publications

               ATI has print trade journals (also called periodicals, magazines, serials).

               

              Cite your print trade journals according to the MLA Handbook, 8th edition.

               Karriker, Locke A. “Recent Research Supports Judicious Antimocrobial Use.” National Hog Farmer, vol. 62, no. 4,

                             Apr. 2017, pp. 6–10.    

 

3. Website

             Use a search engine to search for your topic like Google or Bing

 

             Cite a website according to the MLA Handbook, 8th edition.

             “Rose, Kale and Candles Wedding Floral Centerpiece.” Oasis Floral Ideas, Oasis Floral Products,

                            oasisfloralproducts.com/Ideas/recipe/rose-kale-candles-wedding-floral-centerpiece/

                            .

 

              Houston, Louis. “All About Metal Fences.” This Old House, This Old House Ventures, LLC, 28 Feb. 2017,

                             www.thisoldhouse.com/ideas/all-about-metal-fences.

 

 4. Library Databases

                   ATI Library offers you access to scholarly databases  and online journals

                   Start with Opposing Viewpoints in Context

 

                  Cite using the MLA Handbook, 8th edition.

                 "House passes GMO labeling bill." Issues in Science and Technology, vol. 32, no. 1, 2015, p. 15. Opposing Viewpoints in Context,

                             proxy.lib.ohio-state.edu/login?url=http://link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/A431197967/OVIC?u=colu44332&xid=276e181b.

                             Accessed 7 Nov. 2017.

 

5. Images

               Use images from the OSU databases. Another option is to use Google Images, but don't plagiarize!

             

                Cite using the MLA Handbook, 8th edition.

                Pinoydiscus. “Kids (Baby Goats).” Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Commons, 1 Oct. 2012,

                             commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kids_(baby_goats).JPG.

 

6. Personal Interviews

              Cite using the MLA Handbook. 8th edition.

              Yoder, Kathy. “Shelley Peterson Interview.” 8 Oct. 2017.

 

 

Evaluating your sources

Keep this in mind: Evaluating your sources

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Citations 

 Examples of citing quotations from websites like Brainyquote or Goodreads:

Salatin, Joel. "Joel Salatin Quote." BrainyQuote. Xplore, n.d. Web. 25 Mar. 2015.

Twain, Mark. "Mark Twain Quote." BrainyQuote. Xplore, n.d. Web. 25 Mar. 2015.

Unknown. "Quotelicious - Good Life Quotes." Quotelicious. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Mar. 2015.

Wilde, Oscar. "Popular Quotes." Goodreads. Amazon, n.d. Web. 25 Mar. 2015.

 

Plagiarism

 

Table : Types of Plagiarism

1. SHAM PARAPHRASING

material copied verbatim from text and source acknowledged in-line but represented as paraphrased

2. ILLICIT PARAPHRASING

material paraphrased from text without in-line acknowledgement of source

3. OTHER PLAGIARISM

material copied from another student's assignment with the knowledge of the other student

4. VERBATIM COPYING

material copied verbatim from text without in-line acknowledgement of the source

5. RECYCLING

same assignment submitted more than once for different courses

6. GHOSTWRITING

assignment written by third party and represented by student as own work

7. PURLOINING

assignment copied from another student's assignment or other person's paper without that person's knowledge

Source: Walker, J. (1998). Student plagiarism in universities: what are we doing about it? Higher Education Research & Development, 17(1), 89-106, p. 103.