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CMP-125 (Quirk)


You must provide

  • an in-text citation
  • the full citation on your Works Cited Page

When quoting – when you repeat a piece of information in the author’s exact words or exactly as published.

 •Introduce the quote


 •Add a spin

Rebecca always knew she was special.  In her life story, she writes “Since I was ten, I always knew I was meant for great things” (Smith 33).  Rebecca’s mission began then.

When paraphrasing - putting another’s ideas into your own words.

•You must acknowledge that you are using another’s intellectual property (ideas,  facts, graphs, tables, pictures, diagrams, software music, etc). 

When using a statistic
  • You must acknowledge where the information was found.