Quiz- Introduction to Citation Styles and Preventing Plagiarism: MLA-
What is your major?
Number of credits taken, including this semester.
Your Professor's Last Name
Your Professor's Email
When do you need to cite your source?
When you are quoting, paraphrasing, or otherwise including works or ideas that are not your own.
When you include commonly known facts
Only when you take a direct quote from a book or article that you used
Which of the following is a correct MLA citation for a book?
Gleick, J. Chaos: Making a New Science. New York, 1987.
Gleick, James. Chaos: Making a New Science. Penguin, 1987.
Chaos: Making a New Science by Gleick, James. Penguin, 1987.
What resource provides the most official version of MLA style citations?
Any website with an MLA citation generator.
The Owl at Purdue MLA Guide
CSI Library's guide to citations
The MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers
How do citations help your writing?
Citations credit the original source of the material
Citations indicate that your information comes from reliable resources
Direct quotes and citations show the reader that you are not alone in your conclusions
All of the above
What is the best definition of plagiarism?
Failing to use the correct citation style when citing your sources
Including the ideas of another person in your writing without giving them credit
Using the ideas of another person instead of using your original thoughts
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