RESEARCH: Citing sources, avoiding plagiarism, and search engines.

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<p>Research Help</p> <p>RESEARCH:Citing sources, avoiding plagiarism, and search enginesOnline DatabasesUsed for SCHOLARLY information that provides only credible sources (no Wikipedia information!)Nagel homepageVirtual Library (on left side of page)Destiny, PRO-OHIO, Facts on FileSearch EnginesCredible search engines:1. Dogpile.comcombines many search engines into one2. Bing.com3. Google.com</p> <p>How to Search for InformationDo not ask the computer a questionWhere do Buddhists worship and who leads this? it will not give you an answer!Instead use keywords:Buddhism AND places of worship***using quotations will refine your search to EXACTLY what you are researching***</p> <p>Bibliography/Works CitedA bibliography is a list of citations for books, periodical articles or other materials, such as personal/professional websites.A Works Cited Page is just another name for a Bibliography. They mean the same thing.Why do we need to have a bibliography?Bibliographies are very important when it comes to research. If information comes from somewhere other than YOUR OWN KNOWLEDGE, you must give credit to the original researcher!!! Copying someone elses work is called PLAGIARISM.</p> <p>Plagiarism??A piece of writing that has been copied from someone else and is presented as being your own work. The act of plagiarizing; taking someone's words or ideas as if they were your own. </p> <p>How to write a bibliographyIn order to write a bibliography, you must take into consideration the following things1. REMEMBER each source you used to gather your information!! Document, document, document!!2. Citations (Information that identifies a book or Internet article) must be in ABC order!3. Citations are double spaced4. Indent the second line of every long citation.EXAMPLES TO USEBooksBell, Stewart. The Martyr's Oath: The Apprenticeship of a Homegrown Terrorist.Mississauga, ON: Wiley, 2005.Biale, David, ed. Cultures of the Jews: A New History. New York: Schocken, 2002.</p> <p>EXAMPLES TO USEOnline Resources</p> <p>Clifford, Erin. "Review of Neuropsychology." SparkNotes. 10 Oct. 2005 .</p> <p>Machado, Victoria, and George Kourakos. IT Offshore Outsourcing Practices in Canada. Ottawa: Public Policy Forum, 2004. 10 Oct. 2005 .</p> <p>FOR MORE INFORMATIONCheck out pages 21 and 22 in your PLANNER!!!!</p>