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Quoting, Summarizing, and Paraphrasing Sources
* Be brief. * Reflect key facts or ideas. * Help readers understand context. * Do not insert personal views. * Write in your own words, except for quotations.
| The United Kingdom is considering the appeal and revocation of a partial public smoking ban that exempts non-food serving bars (pubs). According to a public poll performed, 72% of the U.K. people preferred a full-scale public smoking ban. The U.K. Parliament will vote on changing the partial ban to a full ban with no exemptions (“New hope for a complete smoking ban in public places,” 2006).New hope for a complete smoking ban in public places. (2006). Lancet, 367(9506), 184. Retrieved July 24, 2008, from EBSCOhost database.
* Use details. * Reflect the structure of the source. * Reflect the ideas of the original author. * Do not insert personal views. * Write in your own words, except for quotations.
| During the study, measures were taken to decrease variance, yet the occupancy of seventeen Austin, Texas area bars had no drop or significant decline in patrons. Despite the institution of a smoking ban within the bar environment (as of September 1, 2005), it appeared that people were not deterred from patronizing the non-smoking bars (Waring & Siegel, 2007).Waring, M.S. & Siegel, J.A. (2007). An evaluation of the indoor air quality in bars before and after a smoking ban in Austin, Texas. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, 17(3), 260-268. Retrieved July 24, 2008, from EBSCOhost database.
* Choose a well-stated key idea. * Use a verb of attribution to introduce the quotation (for example, He claimed, She reported, They assert). * Punctuate correctly. * Cite in APA format.
| He reported that “although the participants [of the study] had been bar workers for an average of nine years, health improvements were apparent just one...
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