Presentation on theme: "How to Write Source Cards for Research Papers"— Presentation transcript:
1 How to Write Source Cards for Research Papers The Research Paper
2 What is a Source Card?A source card contains a source you plan to use to strengthen the statements in your paragraph.Sources include the following:InternetTextbook (The Language of Literature)Book (from the library)Periodical/Magazine (from the library)Research paper must have at least three different sources which will appear as WORKS CITED entries in the bibliography.
3 Sample Internet Source Card "Macbeth." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia Foundation, Inc. 9 Dec Dec 2007 <1. Author(s) 2. Name of web site 4. Name of institution/organization affiliated with the site 3. Date last updated or created 5. Date of access 6. <electronic address>.
4 Sample Textbook Source Card The Language of Literature. Evanston: McDougal Littell PagesTitle of Anthology (textbook). Edition (if applicable). Editor(s) name(s) listed Ed., then first name, then last. City Published (include state if city is unfamiliar): Publisher. Copyright date (most recent). Pages of selection
5 Sample Book Source Card Frye, Northrop. Fools of Time: Studies in Shakespearean Tragedy. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1967.Author’s Last Name, First Name Middle Initial. Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication.
6 Sample Periodical Source Card Kimbrough, Robert. "Macbeth: Prisoner of Gender," Shakespeare Studies. Vol.16 (1983), ppArticle Author’s Last Name, First Name. "Title of Article." Journal Title. Issue Number and or Volume (Publication Year): Pages of Article.