A tool is a thing out there in the world, a palpable object that one can store in the garage and retrieve as necessary” (Welch 1999, 145).
Benefit of using this strategy: There is never any doubt that you have given credit to the source.
If you have questions about integrating outside sources in your writing you have a number of options. Second, consider visiting Trinity University’s Writing Center to receive assistance.
As always, review the citation style guide you are using to see more examples of these integration strategies.
Benefit of using this strategy: Since the words of other writers are filtered through your own writing style, the use of paraphrasing will enhance the “flow” of your writing.
In addition, it also signifies that you have synthesized the information and that you can present the information in a new way for a different audience.
A tool is a thing out there in the world, a palpable object that one can store in the garage and retrieve as necessary.
A tool can be put aside; language cannot.” “If writing is a tool, then it is part of the Cartesian dualistic reality in which we all continue to live.
They should be single-spaced, without quotation marks, and should include a parenthetical reference citing the source of the quote.
Benefit of using this strategy: This is less “strategy” and more “rule.” However, setting the quote apart allows the reader to distinguish between your ideas and the ideas of another writer.