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Agenda Why we cite Basics of citation How to cite in a PowerPoint Examples How to cite a movie How to cite an article How to cite a company record from Hoover’s database
Why use citation?
Why use citation? Show off your carefully selected sources Avoid plagiarism and show which ideas are your own Lead the reader to what you’ve read
Basics References In-Text All the info Little bit of info
Year of publication
Page #, para. #, heading (sometimes)
Full Date of publication
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In Text – in a PowerPoint Obesity risks for children: Type 2 diabetes Hypertension Sleep apnea Orthopedic problems (Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 2004, p.1) Or Obesity puts children at risk for a number of medical complications, including Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, and orthopedic problems (Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 2004, p.1).
References – in a PowerPoint References Duenwald, M. (2004, January 6). Slim pickings: Looking beyond ephedra. The New York Times, p. F1. Retrieved from http://nytimes.com/ Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. (2004, February). The role of media in childhood obesity. Retrieved from http://www.kff.org/entmedia/7030.cfm Hilts, P. J. (2002, March 20). Petition asks for removal of diet drug from market. The New York Times, P. A26. Retrieved from http://nytimes.com/
Citing a Movie Donner, R. & Lee, S. (Producers), & Hood, G. (Director). (2009). X-Men Origins: Wolverine [DVD]. USA: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. “I thought you were the Moon and I was your Wolverine. Turns out you're the Trickster, and I'm just the fool who got played.” (Donner, Lee, & Hood, 2009).
Citing an Article Markos, S. & Sridevi, M. (2010, December). Employee engagement: The key to improving performance. International Journal of Business and Management, 5(12), 89-96. Retrieved from http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/ijbm/index/ Now, more that ever before, our businesses need to be running more “efficiently and productively” (Markos & Sridevi, 2010, p.89). For tips on finding articles about organizational behavior: Watch this video.
Citing a Company Profile in Hoovers Biesada, A. (n.d.). Best Buy. Retrieved January 26, 2011 from http://premium.hoovers.com/subscribe/ “Top Competitors Amazon.com Apple Inc. Wal-Mart” (Biesada, n.d. “competitors”)