Presentation on theme: "Bibliography Cards Use index cards of a different size or color from your note cards Use a separate card for each bibliography entry Write in ink Be sure."— Presentation transcript:
1 Bibliography CardsUse index cards of a different size or color from your note cardsUse a separate card for each bibliography entryWrite in inkBe sure to list all necessary informationSeparate titles from subtitlesFor books, note the call number in the lower left corner of cardRecord the library nameMake a note of any outstanding features (good charts, extensiveindex, etc.)Punctuate titles within titles correctlyexamples: “Imagery in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby”“Imagery in Robert Frost’s ‘Birches’”Imagery in “The White Heron”
2 For a book, the bibliography card needs the following information: Author(s) or editor(s)Title of book, underlinedPublication information including:Place of publicationPublisherDate of publication (most recent)Magazine:Author(s), if givenTitle of article, in quotation marksTitle of magazine, underlinedDate of publicationPage(s)
3 Magazine:Author(s)Title of article, in quotation marksTitle of newspaper, underlinedDate of publication and edition if more than onePage(s)Electronic Sources:Title of document, in quotation marksTitle of complete work, if applicable, underlinedDate of publication, or last update, if givenThe full URL (Web site address), enclosed in anglebrackets6. Date of your visit, in parentheses
4 Note CardsBefore you take notes, number your bibliography cards.Take notes on index cards of a distinct size or color.Put only one idea from one source on a note card.Use ink.Write only on one side of the card.Identify the source.Identify the page number.Identify the topic.Strive for representation from many sources.Do not number note cards.Check illustrations.Take adequate notes.Double-check every note card (source number, page #s,slug and note).Let your outline guide your reading.
5 -How will this information help me support my thesis statement? THINK BEFORE YOU WRITE!-How will this information help me support mythesis statement?-What is this material really saying?-How can I use this in my final paper?Finally, add notes to yourself; for example “may needmore detail here”, or “use for final argument”.FINALLY: to avoid plagiarism, DO NOT: use exact wordsfrom a source without putting them inside quotationmarks and crediting the source; DO NOT reword apassage without giving credit to the source; DO NOTsummarize a passage without crediting the source.