Presentation on theme: "A Guide for Students. Books Magazines Newspapers Websites Interviews Images Encyclopedias Video clips A alphabetical list of all sources."— Presentation transcript:
Books Magazines Newspapers Websites Interviews Images Encyclopedias Video clips A alphabetical list of all sources you consult or use for projects, reports, research, etc., including…
To acknowledge our sources (show where we found the information) To give our readers information to identify and consult our sources To make sure our information is accurate To show academic honesty
This is called plagiarism (using another person’s words, pictures, or ideas without giving them credit). To avoid plagiarism, we give credit to our sources by citing them in our bibliography.
Get in the habit of writing down the bibliographic details as soon as you decide a source will be useful. Select good resources carefully, not just random things from the Internet.
Author’s last name, author’s first name. Title of book. Place of publication: Publisher, date. Meade, Melody. Endangered and nearly endangered species in the Washington DC area. New York: Scholastic, 2009.
Author’s last name, author’s first name. “Title of the article.” Title of the encyclopedia, edition (year). Obama, Marcus. “Renewable energy.” World Book Encyclopedia, 2004 ed.
Author’s last name, author’s first name. Title or description of page. Date published or updated. Name of institutions or organization. Date you accessed the page.. Johnson, Magic. Shooting hoops for fun and fitness. 17 Jan 2008. Sports Illustrated for Kids. 20 Apr 2009..
Creator/Author’s last name, author’s first name. Title or description of image. Online Image. Date you accessed the image.. Picture of a kitten playing with a fish. Online Image. 20 Apr 2009..
Chalier, Colette. “How to write a bibliography.” [PowerPoint]. Washington, DC, 2009. Fleming, Carolyn. “Creating a bibliography.” [PowerPoint]. Arlington, VA, 2008. Oregon State Library and Information Services. Citation examples. 18 Nov 2005. Various images. Microsoft clipart. 3 Nov. 2011. Victoria Shanghai Academy. “What is a bibliography?” [Powerpoint]. Hong Kong, 2007.