Quoting is good, but stringing a bunch of quotes together without analysis and well-crafted transitions is bad.
School of Education, UWI STA - American Psychological Society (APA) 7th ed.: UWI STA Library Guide
- All new students are to use APA 7th.
- Current graduate students who are submitting theses this year may continue in APA 6th (unless the student wishes to do so in APA 7th) and, if submitting theses in 2021-2022 may do so in either 6th or 7th ed. By 2022-2023 - only APA 7th should be used.
Chemistry Department, FST, UWI STA - American Chemical Society (ACS): UWI STA Library Guide
Chicago Manual of Style (Author-Date format) - 17th ed.: UWI STA Library Guide
Chicago Manual of Style (Author-Date format) - 16th ed.: UWI STA Library Guide
Chicago Manual of Style (Notes and Bibliography format) - 16th ed.: UWI STA Library Guide
Modern Languages Association (MLA) 8th ed.: UWI STA Library Guide
Modern Languages Association (MLA) 7th ed.: UWI STA Library Guide
Oxford University Standard on Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA): UWI STA Library Guide
A reference is made by putting together all the details needed to find a piece of information
Different details are needed for different formats of information.
Consistency and accuracy are important
Written or spoken words of someone else:
Using someone else’s