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Think Like a Researcher: Instruction Resources: #5 Integrating Sources

Teaching Research And Information Literacy (TRAIL) Curriculum Resources for Writing 10


Course Learning Outcome:  Demonstrate information literacy and be able to work with evidence

Goal:  Develop students’ ability to integrate sources into writing

Specifically, students will be able to

  • Recognize poor & strong source integration
  • Integrate sources into academic writing


Howard, Rebecca Moore, Tricia Serviss, and Tanya K. Rodrigue. "Writing from sources, writing from sentences." Writing & Pedagogy 2.2 (2010): 177-192.

Stedman, Kyle D. "Annoying ways people use sources." Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing (2011): 242-246.

Additional Materials

Introducing Sources: Using Quotes in MLA format

  • slideshare presentation provided by Iris Ruiz (MWP)