Citing ORIGINAL
CONTENT
How to Read an
ORIGINAL Source
Citation
Once you’ve identified your article as an
ORIGINAL SOURCE, where do
you go from there?
Citing a source is like putting together
a jigsaw puzzle – each piece has to
come together just so in order for the
puzzle...
Locate your citation information at the end of your article.
Look for “MLA” or “Works Cited” or “How to Cite.”
Example Art...
Example Article
Now let’s put the pieces together …
AUTHOR(S) OF ARTICLE
(hint – it is okay if you do
not have an author)
TITLE OF ARTICLE
(hint – this title often appears
in “quotation marks” )
PUBLICATION DATE
(hint – if the year does not
appear in the citation itself, scroll
to the bottom of the page for the
date...
RETRIEVAL INFORMATION
(pick ONLY the ONE that applies to your article)
1. DOI - http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0002-9432.76.4.4...
Now you’re ready to create your
works cited entry in your
working bibliography in
NoodleTools.
See the Library
for Help.
All Images Provided byBy S. Penttila,
The John Cooper School
MS Librarian
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  1. 1. Citing ORIGINAL CONTENT How to Read an ORIGINAL Source Citation
  2. 2. Once you’ve identified your article as an ORIGINAL SOURCE, where do you go from there?
  3. 3. Citing a source is like putting together a jigsaw puzzle – each piece has to come together just so in order for the puzzle to make the big picture.
  4. 4. Locate your citation information at the end of your article. Look for “MLA” or “Works Cited” or “How to Cite.” Example Article
  5. 5. Example Article
  6. 6. Now let’s put the pieces together …
  7. 7. AUTHOR(S) OF ARTICLE (hint – it is okay if you do not have an author)
  8. 8. TITLE OF ARTICLE (hint – this title often appears in “quotation marks” )
  9. 9. PUBLICATION DATE (hint – if the year does not appear in the citation itself, scroll to the bottom of the page for the date next to the ©)
  10. 10. RETRIEVAL INFORMATION (pick ONLY the ONE that applies to your article) 1. DOI - http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0002-9432.76.4.482 OR 2. DATABASE NAME + ACCESSION/DOCUMENT # OR 3. URL to the .COM
  11. 11. Now you’re ready to create your works cited entry in your working bibliography in NoodleTools.
  12. 12. See the Library for Help. All Images Provided byBy S. Penttila, The John Cooper School MS Librarian

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