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Learning to
Read Citations
Trisha Prevett
Spring 2014
Alvin Sherman Library
Same Info, Different Styles
 Title of work
 Author(s)
 Year of publication
 Volume and/or Issue numbers
 Publisher & ...
Look for Hints
 If it has a publisher, or place of
publication = BOOK or BOOK Chapter
 Volume/Issue numbers i.e.: 35(3) ...
Journal Article Example
Sklar, F. H., Chimney, M. J., Newman, S., McCormick, P.,
Gawlik, D., Miao, S., ... & Rutchey, K. (...
Book Example
 Holling, C.S. (1978). Adaptive environmental
assessment and management. London, UK:
John Wiley & Sons.
Book Chapter
McKelvin M.R., Hook D.D., & Rozelle A.A. (1998).
Adaptation of plants to flooding and soil
waterlogging. In: ...
Let’s Practice!
Light S.S. & Dineen J.W. (1994). Water control in
the Everglades: A historical perspective. In: Davis,
S.M...
Let’s Practice!
Howarth, R.B. & Farber, S. (2002). Accounting for
the value of ecosystem services. Ecol Econ 41:
421–29.
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Short presentation with tips and tricks to learning how to read citations and understand what you are looking at in terms of sources.

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  1. 1. Learning to Read Citations Trisha Prevett Spring 2014 Alvin Sherman Library
  2. 2. Same Info, Different Styles  Title of work  Author(s)  Year of publication  Volume and/or Issue numbers  Publisher & Page numbers
  3. 3. Look for Hints  If it has a publisher, or place of publication = BOOK or BOOK Chapter  Volume/Issue numbers i.e.: 35(3) = Journal Article  If it includes a month (Sept 2007) can = newsletter or monthly type of publication  Unsure? GOOGLE IT! i.e. journal title abbreviations : J N Am Benthol Soc = Journal of the North American Benthological Society
  4. 4. Journal Article Example Sklar, F. H., Chimney, M. J., Newman, S., McCormick, P., Gawlik, D., Miao, S., ... & Rutchey, K. (2005). The ecological-societal underpinnings of Everglades restoration. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 3(3), 161-169.
  5. 5. Book Example  Holling, C.S. (1978). Adaptive environmental assessment and management. London, UK: John Wiley & Sons.
  6. 6. Book Chapter McKelvin M.R., Hook D.D., & Rozelle A.A. (1998). Adaptation of plants to flooding and soil waterlogging. In: Messina, M.G. and Conner, W.H.(Eds). Southern forested wetlands. Boca Raton, FL: Lewis Publishers.
  7. 7. Let’s Practice! Light S.S. & Dineen J.W. (1994). Water control in the Everglades: A historical perspective. In: Davis, S.M. & Ogden, J.C. (Eds). Everglades: the ecosystem and its restoration. Delray Beach, FL: St Lucie Press.
  8. 8. Let’s Practice! Howarth, R.B. & Farber, S. (2002). Accounting for the value of ecosystem services. Ecol Econ 41: 421–29.
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