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Spanish 2 Presentation

  1. 1. Spanish 2 Research HKHS March 2017
  2. 2. Visit the HKHS Library and find the country books downstairs on the shelf opposite the computer cart. You will find books on a variety of Spanish speaking countries. Go to the HK Library website. You’ll find links to the a variety of school databases and internet resources. Remember, if you use a database, you will have a collection of journal articles, magazine articles, book excerpts, news articles and more to sort through to gather useful information for your research.
  3. 3. Citations •When you find information that you use in your project, you must cite the source. Use APA format when citing resources for this project. •Citation information can be found on the HK Library website. •Remember, you must cite both information AND pictures you use in your project.
  4. 4. Using & Citing Pictures First, be sure you search for pictures that are free to use and/or share in your presentation. Creative Commons is one source that will allow you to search for free-use images. You can also do an “Advanced Search” in Google Images. More on that soon! You can also get help using Citation Machine for images! You plug in the information you know and the citation will be generated for you.
  5. 5. Citing from a Database In many instances, citation information is available to you directly from the database. Be sure to select the correct citation style (APA in this case). If you cannot copy and paste citation information from the database, you can use a tool such as “Citation Machine” (http://www.citationmachine.net/) or “EasyBib” to help generate a citation in the proper format.
  6. 6. In-Text Citations • In-text citations help readers locate the cited source in the References section of the paper. • Whenever you use a source, provide in parenthesis:  the author’s name and the date of publication  for quotations and close paraphrases, provide the author’s name, date of publication, and a page number
  7. 7. Sample of a Reference page (APA format)
  8. 8. So what’s new for this project on the HK Library website?
  9. 9. Citations Austin Peay State University Academic Support Center Writing Lab “Reliable and Unreliable Sources” Oct 29 2012 http://www.apsu.edu/sites/apsu.edu/files/academic-support- center/Reliable_and_Unreliable_Sources.pdf Georgetown University Evaluation Internet Resources 2016 http://www.library.georgetown.edu/tutorials/research- guides/evaluating-internet-content Images: Creative Commons https://search.creativecommons.org/ Purdue Owl Writing Lab 2017 https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/18/

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