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Referencing and Citation Style Guides: MLA. APA. CSE. Chicago

Referencing and Citation Style Guides: MLA. APA. CSE. Chicago | The Inquiring Librarian | Scoop.it
Those are the four main styles used when writing professionally or academically. Students will need to use one of these standard styles, so it?s important

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Yes - our high school students will need to learn these before they get to college... 

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, August 7, 2014 10:53 AM

Well researched article on a complex topic.  Think of this as a jumping off point for resources on the major citation styles used in research.  

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6-Traits Resources: Voice and Research Writing

6-Traits Resources: Voice and Research Writing | The Inquiring Librarian | Scoop.it

There is an expected research paper voice and while the mode is driven by organization, voice still plays a part in this form of writing.

I'd describe the desired voice in this mode as; authoritative. Other descriptors would be strong, confident, and understanding. Lovitts 2007 p 36


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, February 14, 2013 5:39 PM

While the voice of a research report is more constrained, it's there. By helping your students learn to recognize voice you clarify the intent of the writing and help build the concept.


reference:

Lovitts, B. E. 2007 Making the implicit explicit: creating performance expectations for the dissertation. Virginia, Stylus Publishing