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Best Practices for Citing Sources in Presentations
Why do I need to cite my sources in a presentation?
• Credible sources show that you have done your research and reinforce your own credibility.
• Giving credit to your sources links you to an ongoing scholarly conversation. By identifying where you got your ideas, you enable your own readers to find the sources that you used if they want to learn more.
• JWU's Academic Honesty Policy lists plagiarism as a violation of University policy, as well as one of personal integrity.
How do I cite my sources in a visual presentation?
• Include a citation for any content, quotes, or ideas from another source. The citation should be located either next to the information or below it.
• Cite in the text and provide a list of citations at the end.
Citing Images from WGSN
Image label (If including image in your written work):
Fig. 1 Gender Neutral Figure in Denim. (WGSN Denim Team, [Sept. 2018]).
In the text:
WGSN Denim Team [Sept. 2018].
In your list of figures or references (omit figure number if you haven't included the image in your assignment)
Figure 1. WGSN Denim Team. [Sept. 2018] Gender Neutral Figure in Denim. WGSN. [Online image]. available from https://www-wgsn-com.jwupvdz.idm.oclc.org/content/board_viewer/#/80519/page/1
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2095 Topics Requiring Traditional Research
You work for an apparel manufacturer who wants to get into a new category. Your boss wants to know what’s going on in the market right now. You and your partner will be doing industry research to see what is out there.
You and your partner are fashion stylists. The full-time fashion stylist to your client has hired you to present one complete fashion look for a particular season. Your job is to convince the full-time stylist that your ideas are valuable and work for your client.
Your written report will be written in paragraph form and will include the following:
For example: First, discuss major trend component. Include why this item is perfect for your client. Second, discuss which color and pattern you would recommend for your client and why. Third, discuss what makes the fabric and embellishments an important part of the major trend for the season. Then discuss your coordinating pieces. Why would your client want to wear each item you’ve chosen? And finally, discuss how the accessories pull together the total look.
Spot the Trend
As a forecaster, it is essential that you be able to identify trends as they are beginning. You and your partner will view a brand’s collection from any past season. Use the Vogue website (see instructions on separate sheet). Looking at an entire collection will give you a chance to develop your own conclusions about the styles shown. Together:
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