Condensing the author's words or ideas without altering the meaning or providing interpretation - you use your own words for this. Basically, presenting the original information in a nutshell. Always cite it.
Restating, in your own words, the author's words or ideas without altering the meaning or providing interpretation. Paraphrases are about the same length as the original. Always cite it.
Using the author's exact words. Always cite it and use "quotation marks."
Science in Context on the Media Center Resource Page
All usernames (ID) and passwords are: lurgio
Choose: NEWS or MAGZINES
Gives you the citation at the end of the article
Under Featured News - browse for articles within the last year in:
Science News - gives you the citation at the end of the article
Popular Science - gives you the citation at the end of the article
Science in the News - Block __
9 April 2016
Ornes, Stephen. "Doggy Dust Could Be a Good Thing." Student Science. Society
for Science & the Public, 8 Jan. 2014. Web. 22 Jan. 2014.
Document - Times New Roman, 12 font, double spaced
Citation - Times New Roman, 12 font, double spaced, ABC order
and every line AFTER the first is indented
(RETURN, TAB to indent any line after the 1st)
FOLLOW THE 5 W's
Who: Who wrote the pages and are they an expert? Is a biography of the author included? How can you find out more about the author?
What: What is the purpose of this site? What is the URL of the site and what might that tell you about its purpose? What aspects of the site make it difficult/easy to use? (For example: typos, easy navigation, nice layout, images, too much advertising, etc.)
When: When was the site last updated? Does the site even have a date? Does the currency of the information directly impact your subject?
Where: Where is this information coming from? Is there an "About Us" on the site to read about the publisher or who is responsible for the site?
Why: Why is this website useful for your research? Why should you use this information? Could you find the information through a better source?