Using Information Ethically Part 2 Citing Sources
Reasons for citing sources Parts of citations Common Style Guides
Citing Sources Provides research trail for your readers Lends credibility to your research Shows the extent of your efforts Honesty
Citing Sources Provide a citation for All direct quotes, paraphrases, and summaries of words, productions, and ideas of others.
Citing Sources When is citing unnecessary? Words, thoughts, and ideas of your own creation. Or Or Information considered to be common knowledge. When in doubt, provide a citation.
Citing Sources Example Common knowledge John F. Kennedy was the 35 th president of the United States. Not common knowledge: In 1955, while recuperating from a back operation, Kennedy wrote Profiles in Courage, which won a Pulitzer Prize. "Biography of John F. Kennedy." The White House. 24 Sept. 2007.
Citing Sources Elements of citations BooksAuthor(s)TitlePublisher Place of Publication Date Page numbers ArticlesAuthor(s) Title of article Title of journal Date Page numbers Web Sites Name of Website URL Name of Webpage Author(s)Date Date accessed
Citing Sources Book AuthorTitle AuthorTitle Jones, Green C. Growing Up in Harlan County. Lexington: University of Kentucky P, 1985. Date Place ofPublisher Publication Publication
Citing Sources Article AuthorTitle of article Harris, Fred. "Burning Up People to Make Electricity." Atlantic Monthly 234 (1974): 29-37. Title of JournalVol.Date Page Number
Citing Sources Web Site Article title Web Site title Date last updated Article title Web Site title Date last updated "What is Bronchitis?" KidsHealth. Oct. 2007. Nemours Foundation. 6 May 2008. URL. URL Sponsoring Organization Date Accessed
Citing Sources Different types of sources Speeches Live performances Art work Interviews Television programs Articles accessed via GALILEO or the WWW
Citing Sources Style Guides Common Style Guides Common Style Guides 1. Chicago Manual of Style (Turabian) 2. MLA 3. APA
Citing Sources Summary Take careful notes Use a style guide Ask for assistance
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