Guide to Essays
Students should note that academic papers require footnotes or endnotes, and bibliographies.
here for my brief guide to footnotes and bibliographies.
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The Department of History's On
Writing Essays offers a detailed guide for History majors, which
contains hints, tips, and instructions that may be useful for non-historians.
A very detailed guide to writing critical analytical essays can be found at: http://web.archive.org/web/200102050408/http://www.eslplanet.com/teachertools/argueweb/frntpage.htm
defined as "the act of taking the writings of another person and passing them
off as one's own" will result in a zero mark (0).
As a rough guide when you use more than five or six words in a row that
you take directly from someone else use quotation marks. When you paraphrase
someone's writing put a footnote.
Read a New York Times article on the issue.
The Faculty takes this matter seriously. Click here for the Faculty statement.
All essays will be checked using a web based plagiarism detection service.
|Because I will show you how to footnote and how to compile a bibliography those WITHOUT FOOTNOTES AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY WILL AUTOMATICALLY RECEIVE AN F GRADE!!!! If you have problems with footnotes and bibliographies see me.|
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