Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Acknowledging Sources [Avoiding Plagiarism]

It's a slow news period for writing competitions. I will continue with a discussion of approaches to polishing the article your plan to submit to a writing competition, or to another venue.

A google search for tips on how to quote and paraphrase is:

quoting paraphrasing plagiarism

Today, the top result from that search is an excellent power point presentation, from a public high school in New Jersey.

I've included a reference to that search, together with other materials, on a short slide show that I've uploaded to SSRN: Acknowledging Sources: Attribution and Perspectives on Originality

Image: Samuel Taylor Coleridge (from Wikipedia Commons)