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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 PLAGIARISM
Chapter 2 FINDING AND EVALUATING SOURCES
The Physical Library
The Electronic Library
Evaluating Print Sources
Evaluating Electronic sources
Chapter 3 CITING SOURCES IN ACADEMIC WRITING
In-Text Citations–The Three Rules of Form and Format
1. Citing a Single Source by One Author
2. Citing Multiple Sources in One Sentence
3. Punctuating and Formatting Citations
Block Quotes, Embedded Quotes, and Direct Quotes
How to Cite:
Works by One Author (direct quote and paraphrase)
Two or More Works by One Author
Works with Multiple Authors
Corporate Author and Indirect Source
Dictionaries and Encyclopedias, Translated Works
Personal Communications, Interviews, and Sacred Texts
Oral and Electronic Presentations
Tables, Illustrations, and Footnotes or Endnotes
Chapter 4 SAMPLE STUDENT ESSAY
Main Essay and In-text Samples
References Page Example
Chapter 5 CREATING A REFERENCES PAGE
How to Create a References Entry for:
Web introduction, DOI and URL use
Journal with No DOI, Journal with DOI
Print Journal, Newspaper Article, Databases
Retrieval Dates, Webpage (non-periodical)
Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Bibliography, and Weblog
Online Image, Online Videos, E-mail, and CD-ROMs
Newspaper Article, Editorial, & Review
Popular Magazines, and No Listed Author
Film Review, Scholarly Journals
Continuous versus Separate Pagination
One, Two, or Multiple Authors
Translation and Tricky Names
Chapter, Article, and Editions
Two or More Books by the Same Author
Title Within a Title, Corporate Author, Anonymous Author
Sacred Text, Graphic Novel
Multiple Volumes, Dictionary, and Encyclopedia
Other Print Sources
Government Publications, Dissertations, Conference Proceedings
Legal Documents and Court Rulings
Personal Communications, Maps and Charts
Manuscripts and Typescripts
How to Cite Unusual Sources
Statue, Tea Tin, Board Game, Manual, Cartoon, and beyond