+ Citations What does “citation” mean to you? What kind of information might be included in a citation? What might a citation look like? Why might a citation be significant? What problems may be involved in using citations? Bonus Question: can you define any of the following terms and how they may relate to citations in a digital environment: XML, URL, DOI, metadata?
+ Some Citation Formats American Psychological Association (APA) Elmborg, J. (2006). Critical information literacy: Implications for instructional practice. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 32(2), 192–199. American Medical Association (AMA) 1. Elmborg J. Critical information literacy: Implications for instructional practice. The Journal of Academic Librarianship. 2006;32(2):192–199. Modern Language Association (MLA) Elmborg, J. “Critical Information Literacy: Implications for Instructional Practice.” The Journal of Academic Librarianship 32.2 (2006): 192–199.
+ Citations as Tools for Evaluating Information CITATION 1 CITATION 2 AUTHOR: A person trained an AUTHOR: Anonymous experienced in the topic they are writing about. TITLE: Does not relate to subject TITLE: Clearly relates to the subject of the article citing it. of the article that cited it. WHO PUBLISHED IT: Self- WHO PUBLISHED IT: A journal published blog devoted to the subject of the article that rigorously screens and edits WHEN IT WAS PUBLISHED: submissions. Before anything significant was WHEN IT WAS PUBLISHED: at a known about the subject. time when knowledge of the subject was well-developed WHERE CAN YOU FIND IT: URL that may or may not work 3 WHERE CAN YOU FIND IT: months from now. Specific pages of a specific issue published on a specific date.
+ Problems involved with using citations What if we need to change to a different format? Whatif we are using a numbered format and we need to change the order of our citations? What if we want to use some of the same citations in a different paper?
+ Technologies for Citation Management Building personal databases for your research and writing
+ Some Technologies for Citation Management EndNote Mendeley Microsoft Word RefWorks Zotero
+ Evaluating Technologies for Citation Management How much does it cost? How much of it needs to be installed on your computer? How can you access your data? How can you share your data? How does it work with other technology that you use for research and writing?
+ RefWorks Free to Hunter Affiliates. $100/year for individual license Mainly Web-based Optional plug-ins enhance citation capturing and word processing Access with a web browser and an internet connection Share with other RefWorks users through shared folders. Optimized for IE, integrates with Word, citation capture is often broken.
+ Applying Citation Management with RefWorks Building personal databases for your research and writing
+ RefWorks Exercises Create a RefWorks account Understand how to login off-campus using the RefWorks group code for Hunter: RWHuntC Import citations for books from your syllabus into your refworks database Insert citations from your refworks database into a word document Format the word document according to APA style rules, save a copy and email it to John Pell