Module 5

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Scene 5

English class, Tuesday morning.

PROFESSOR SAGE: Your paper including a complete Works Cited page is due on Thursday. You have already practiced doing citations for your Annotated Bibliography assignment, so this should be review. Remember that you will include only the sources that you actually used in your paper on your Works Cited page.

VAL (raising hand): What if we have questions about citing some of our sources? I have a web site that I'm having a little trouble with.

PROFESSOR SAGE: If you would like to stay for a minute after class I can take a look at it, but if you get stuck later at home, there are lots of other resources you can use. Look at the example sheet that I've given you, and if you still have questions, you can consult your handbook or the MLA Handbook available at the library. The library has lots of citation examples on their web site, so use those, too. If you're still stuck, you can also get help from the librarians or from the Writing Center.

MATT (raising hand): I have an article from a database that I'm using, and I remember that there was a list of citation examples for databases somewhere, but I forget where.

PROFESSOR SAGE: That's on the library web site, but you can get to it from Atlas. Login and click on MLA and APA Style Guides from the MyAtlas tab. All of the databases are listed under MLA Documentation of Electronic Sources.

MATT: Okay. Thanks.

PROFESSOR SAGE: Please remember to use in-text citations every time you quote, paraphrase or summarize. I do not want any of you to plagiarize, even unintentionally...


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