Seven Rules for Avoiding
- Attribution: Provide
clear attribution of outside sources by using lead-in or signal phrases
to introduce information from sources.
- Quotation Marks: Identify
all words and phrases taken from sources by enclosing them within
- Citation: Follow all
quotations, paraphrases, and summaries of outside sources with
appropriate and complete citations.
- Paraphrase: Use your own
words and sentence structure when you paraphrase.
- Loyalty to Source: Be
certain that all summaries and paraphrases of your sources are accurate
- Works Cited: Include all
of the sources cited in your paper in the Works Cited list or
References page that follows the body of your paper.
- Citation for Images:
Provide documentation for all visual images, charts, and graphs from
printed or electronic sources.
World War II
began in 1939 and
ended in 1945.
tuna salad sandwich
has 610 calories.
declined by two percent between 1999 and 2000.
autumn solstice, the
hours of day and night are equal.
point of water is
32 degrees Fahrenheit or 0 degrees Centigrade.
Lincoln was the 16th
president of the United
States of America.
argues that the religious conflicts of his period, especially those
occurred during his youth, had an effect on Shakespeare's work.
come in varying
degrees of strength, rated from Category 1 to Category 5.
programs in the United
cans make up less than one percent of solid waste in the U.S.
critics believe that the novelist Virginia Woolf drew extensively from
experiences for the central character in her novel Mrs. Dalloway.
Salvador Dali died in 1989.
and other lung-related illnesses become more severe at night during