Citations give credit to the source! Citations allow researchers to build on each other’s work.
Who – who created, wrote or edited it.Author’s last name, first. Pietrusza, David.
What – as in, what are you citing.Could be a poem, a book, a chapter of a book or awebsite or one of 100 other items.“Title of poem, chapter, section.” Title of Book.“Cigarettes and Disease.” Smoking.
Pietrusa, David. “Cigarettes and Disease.”Smoking. OrPietrusa, David. Smoking.
Who published it? When was it published?For a book that could be a city and state, thenthe publisher. Then add when-the date.Place of publication: Publisher, copy right date.San Diego, CA: Lucent Books, 1996.
Pietrusa, David. Smoking. San Diego, CA: Lucent Books, 1996.
What format is the material you areusing, print, cd, dvd, web etc.?Book, magazine, newspaper=Print.Websites, database, anything online=Web.Radio=Radio.Interview=Interview.ETC!Pietrusa, David. Smoking. San Diego: CA, 1996.Print.
Pietrusa, David. Smoking. San Diego: CA, 1996. Print.
A particular slide catching your eye?
Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.