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Understanding Citations                    LIBRARY LESSONS From the Research helpdesk August 2011                  This tu...
Book (MLA)Journal Article (MLA)
…in an article on confusing concepts…published in American Journal of Psychiatry in1974 (Pattison 1974).                  ...
…and an article on confusing concepts… published in American Journal ofPsychiatry in 1974 (Pattison 1974).Pattison, E.M. (...
All citations contain some common elements          AUTHOR           TITLE      DATEJournal ArticleHead J.W. "Do ice caves...
All citations contain some common elements          AUTHOR           TITLE      DATEJournal ArticleHead J.W. "Do ice caves...
All citations contain some common elements          AUTHOR           TITLE      DATEJournal ArticleHead J.W. "Do ice caves...
Book and Book Chapter Citations list the      City of Publication    Publisher Journal Article Head J.W. "Do ice caves exi...
Book and Book Chapter Citations list the      City of Publication    PublisherJournal ArticleHead J.W. "Do ice caves exist...
Journal Article and Book Chapter Citations list        Title of source                      Page Numbers       Where this ...
Journal Article and Book Chapter Citations list        Title of source                      Page Numbers       Where this ...
Journal Article and Book Chapter Citations list        Title of source                      Page Numbers       Where this ...
Journal Article Citations list additional information         volume number, issue number,Journal ArticleHead J.W. "Do ice...
Journal Article Citations list additional information         volume number, issue number,     database where full text wa...
Journal Article Citations list additional information         volume number, issue number,     database where full text wa...
Why is Citing so Important to you?• Avoid Plagiarism.• Show you have  researched the topic.• Give readers  information to ...
What does your professor mean when  he/she says “Cite your sources”• You must provide…  –an in-text citation  –the full ci...
When do you cite?• When Quoting – when you repeat a piece of  information in the author’s exact words or exactly as  publi...
When do you cite?• When paraphrasing - putting another’s ideas  into your own words.• You must acknowledge that you are us...
How are in text citations usedIn text citation    (Author’s Last name,   Page number)            Works Cited Page (Full ci...
How are in text citations usedRebecca always knew she was special. In her life story, she  writes “Since I was ten, I alwa...
How are in text citations usedSixty four percent of students say they need more time for social   activities (“College Sur...
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Identify the elements of citations
Distinguish between citations for books, book chapters, and journal articles
Recognize citation style names
Describe the purpose of an in-text citation and how it refers to the works cited page.

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  1. 1. Understanding Citations LIBRARY LESSONS From the Research helpdesk August 2011 This tutorial is adapted from “Understanding Citations” Tutorial at University of Texas at Austin http://www.lib.utexas.edu/ Understanding Citations is licensed by NJIT Library under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commerical-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License
  2. 2. Book (MLA)Journal Article (MLA)
  3. 3. …in an article on confusing concepts…published in American Journal of Psychiatry in1974 (Pattison 1974). If you are interested a fact from a source mentioned in an article, look for the in text citation. (Pattison 1974).
  4. 4. …and an article on confusing concepts… published in American Journal ofPsychiatry in 1974 (Pattison 1974).Pattison, E.M. (1974). Confusing concepts about theconcept of homosexuality. American Journal ofPsychiatry, 37, 340-349. Find the citation beginning with Pattison in the list of References at the end of the article for the entire citation for the source.
  5. 5. All citations contain some common elements AUTHOR TITLE DATEJournal ArticleHead J.W. "Do ice caves exist on Mars?." Icarus 209.2 (2010): 358-368.BookArmitage, Philip. Astrophysics of planet formation.New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.Book ChapterMertins, Detlef. “Pervasive plasticity.” Solid States.Ed. Michael Bell. New York: Princeton ArchitecturalPress, 2010. 9-41.
  6. 6. All citations contain some common elements AUTHOR TITLE DATEJournal ArticleHead J.W. "Do ice caves exist on Mars?." Icarus 209.2 (2010): 358-368.BookArmitage, Philip. Astrophysics of planet formation.New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.Book ChapterMertins, Detlef. “Pervasive plasticity.” Solid States.Ed. Michael Bell. New York: Princeton ArchitecturalPress, 2010. 9-41.
  7. 7. All citations contain some common elements AUTHOR TITLE DATEJournal ArticleHead J.W. "Do ice caves exist on Mars?." Icarus 209.2 (2010): 358-368.BookArmitage, Philip. Astrophysics of planet formation.New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.Book ChapterMertins, Detlef. “Pervasive plasticity.” Solid States. Ed. Michael Bell. New York: Princeton ArchitecturalPress, 2010. 9-41.
  8. 8. Book and Book Chapter Citations list the City of Publication Publisher Journal Article Head J.W. "Do ice caves exist on Mars?." Icarus 209.2 (2010): 358-368. Book Armitage, Philip. Astrophysics of planet formation. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.Book ChapterMertins, Detlef. “Pervasive plasticity.” Solid States.Ed. Michael Bell. New York : Princeton ArchitecturalPress, 2010. 9-41.
  9. 9. Book and Book Chapter Citations list the City of Publication PublisherJournal ArticleHead J.W. "Do ice caves exist on Mars?." Icarus209.2 (2010): 358-368. Book Armitage, Philip. Astrophysics of planet formation. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.Book ChapterMertins, Detlef. “Pervasive plasticity.” Solid States.Ed. Michael Bell. New York : Princeton ArchitecturalPress, 2010. 9-41.
  10. 10. Journal Article and Book Chapter Citations list Title of source Page Numbers Where this appearsJournal ArticleHead J.W. "Do ice caves exist on Mars?.“ Icarus.209.2 (2010): 358-368.BookArmitage, Philip. Astrophysics of planet formation.New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.Book ChapterMertins, Detlef. “Pervasive plasticity.” Solid States.Ed. Michael Bell. New York: PrincetonArchitectural Press, 2010. 9-41.
  11. 11. Journal Article and Book Chapter Citations list Title of source Page Numbers Where this appearsJournal ArticleHead J.W. "Do ice caves exist on Mars?." Icarus. 209.2(2010): 358-368.BookArmitage, Philip. Astrophysics of planet formation.New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.Book ChapterMertins, Detlef. “Pervasive plasticity.” Solid States.Ed. Michael Bell. New York: Princeton ArchitecturalPress, 2010. 9-41.
  12. 12. Journal Article and Book Chapter Citations list Title of source Page Numbers Where this appearsJournal ArticleHead J.W. "Do ice caves exist on Mars?." Icarus. 209.2(2010): 358-368.BookArmitage, Philip. Astrophysics of planet formation.New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.Book ChapterMertins, Detlef. “Pervasive plasticity.” Solid States.Ed. Michael Bell. New York: Princeton ArchitecturalPress, 2010. 9-41.
  13. 13. Journal Article Citations list additional information volume number, issue number,Journal ArticleHead J.W. "Do ice caves exist on Mars?." Icarus 209.2 (2010): 358-368. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 10 Jan. 2011.
  14. 14. Journal Article Citations list additional information volume number, issue number, database where full text was retrieved, Journal Article Head J.W. "Do ice caves exist on Mars?." Icarus 209.2 (2010): 358-368. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 10 Jan. 2011.
  15. 15. Journal Article Citations list additional information volume number, issue number, database where full text was retrieved, medium of publication, and date accessed.Journal ArticleHead J.W. "Do ice caves exist on Mars?." Icarus 209.2 (2010): 358-368. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 10 Jan. 2011.
  16. 16. Why is Citing so Important to you?• Avoid Plagiarism.• Show you have researched the topic.• Give readers information to find your sources.
  17. 17. What does your professor mean when he/she says “Cite your sources”• You must provide… –an in-text citation –the full citation on your Works Cited Page
  18. 18. When do you cite?• When Quoting – when you repeat a piece of information in the author’s exact words or exactly as published. – introduce the quote, – quote, – and add a spin.Rebecca always knew she was special. In her life story, she writes “Since I was ten, I always knew I was meant for great things” (Smith 33). Rebecca’s mission began then.
  19. 19. When do you cite?• When paraphrasing - putting another’s ideas into your own words.• You must acknowledge that you are using another’s intellectual property (ideas, facts, graphs, tables, pictures, diagrams, software music, etc).• See the Intellectual Property Lesson for more on properly paraphrasing.
  20. 20. How are in text citations usedIn text citation (Author’s Last name, Page number) Works Cited Page (Full citation) The source
  21. 21. How are in text citations usedRebecca always knew she was special. In her life story, she writes “Since I was ten, I always knew I was meant for great things” (Smith 33). Rebecca’s career essentially began then. Smith, Rebecca. My Life. New York: Able Press, 2011. My Life R. Smith
  22. 22. How are in text citations usedSixty four percent of students say they need more time for social activities (“College Survey” 7).“College Survey.” Journal of All Colleges 10.1 (2011):2-9 Journal    College    64%  Survey of All more time Colleges 7  2 
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