Ohio State ATI

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
Wooster, Ohio

ENGLISH 1109 Intensive Reading and Writing

 What are my information choices?  print or digital

  1. Print

                  ATI Library print collection includes books and trade journals (also called periodicals, magazines, serials)         

 

 2. Digital (electronic, online)

                   ATI Library offers you access to the free web and scholarly databases  and online journals

 

Why library databases and not just Google?

 

  Start with Vocational and Career Collection

 

  Good career free web resources

    Occupational Outlook Handbook 

    Career One Stop

    O Net Online

 

Need information on issues in agriculture?  Try Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Good free web resources

USDA.gov

 

Evaluating your sources

Keep this in mind: Evaluating your sources

Pacific Northwest tree octopus

Urban Legends and Hoaxes

 

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.