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Cite to credit your sources and avoid plagiarism! Use this guide to learn how to accurately reference and cite your sources.  Scroll down for a video tutorial and fair use of information.

Plagiarism

How to Use Sources

 

Main Citation Elements of a Book

The main citation elements of a book as listed from the Citing Sources video [2min] are listed below. You will need these elements to cite your sources as well as to order books from InterLibrary Loan [ILL] so it is important to keep track of these for the information gathering and writing process.

[Author] Stebbins, Leslie F.

[Date]  2006

[Title] Student guide to research in the digital age: how to locate and evaluate information sources. 

[City of Publication] Westport, Conn 

[Publisher][ Libraries Unlimited

 

Main Citation Elements of an Article

The main citation elements of a book as listed from the Citing Sources video [2min] are listed below. You will need these elements to cite your sources as well as to order books from InterLibrary Loan [ILL] so it is important to keep track of these for the information gathering and writing process.

[Author] Sword, H.

 [Date] (January 01, 2009). 

[Title] Writing higher education differently: a manifesto on style. 

[Publication] Studies in Higher Education, 

[Volume & Issue]34, 3, 

[Page Number] 319-336

Basic APA -- Presentation College's chosen citation format!

Examples:

[Book]

Stebbins, L. F. (2006). Student guide to research in the digital age: How to locate and evaluate information sources. Westport, Conn: Libraries Unlimited.

[Article, Journal]

Sword, H. (2009). Writing higher education differently: a manifesto on style. Studies in Higher Education, 34 (3), 319-336.

 

Basic MLA

 

Examples:

[Book] Stebbins, Leslie F. Student Guide to Research in the Digital Age: How to Locate and Evaluate Information Sources. Westport, Conn: Libraries Unlimited, 2006. Print.

[Article Journal] Sword, Helen. "Writing Higher Education Differently: a Manifesto on Style." Studies in Higher Education. 34.3 (2009): 319-336. Print.

Basic Chicago

 Examples:

[Book]

Stebbins, Leslie F. 2006. Student guide to research in the digital age: how to locate and evaluate information sources. Westport, Conn: Libraries Unlimited.

[Article Journal]

Sword, H. "Writing higher education differently: a manifesto on style". Studies in Higher Education 34, issue 3 (2009): 319-336.

 

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