Writing with Sources : A Guide for Students

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-09-30
  • Publisher: Hackett Pub Co Inc

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Developed for Harvard University's Expository Writing Program, Writing with Sources describes the main principles and methods of integrating and citing sources in scholarly work, and provides cogent guidance on avoiding the misuse of sources.The second edition of Writing with Sources is updated throughout, and includes new material on the roles sources play in argument, on assessing the reliability of sources, and on attitudes about writing that can lead to plagiarism.

Author Biography

Gordon Harvey is Senior Preceptor of Expository Writing, Harvard University.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 1
The Role of Sources
Sources of What?p. 2
Citing Reliable Sourcesp. 7
Citing Sources Reliablyp. 10
Integrating Sources
Ways of Bringing a Source Inp. 15
Three Basic Principlesp. 18
Rules for Quotingp. 22
Quoting Blocksp. 23
Using Discursive Notesp. 26
Misuse of Sources
Plagiarismp. 29
Forms of Plagiarismp. 32
Other Misuses of Sourcesp. 35
How to Create High-Risk Situationsp. 38
Styles of Citation
Documenting a Sourcep. 45
Chicago Note Stylep. 47
MLA In-Text Stylep. 50
APA and CSE In-Text Stylesp. 53
CSE Coding Stylep. 59
Listing Your References
Articles and Short Textsp. 64
Books and Reportsp. 72
Oral, Visual, and Multimedia Sourcesp. 76
Further Informationp. 80
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