• Visit the UConn Library website. They have a wide variety of
databases and other digital 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
• Go to the HK Library website. You’ll find links to the UConn
resources as well as a variety of school databases and internet
• The HK Library also has book resources that may be helpful. Go
to destiny.rsd17.org to find books we have related to your topic.
•When you find information that you use in your project, you
must cite the source. Use MLA format when citing
resources for this project.
•Citation information can be found on both the UConn and
HK Library websites.
•Remember, you must cite both information AND pictures
you use in your project.
USING & CITING
• 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!
• Here are some picture citation guidelines and what a picture citation
may look like:
• 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.
CITING FROM A
• In many instances, citation information is available to
you directly from the database. Be sure to select the
correct citation style (MLA 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/) to help
generate a citation in the proper format.
• 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
SAMPLE OF A
Title this page Works
SO WHAT’S NEW FOR THIS
PROJECT ON THE
HK LIBRARY WEBSITE?
Austin Peay State University Academic Support CenterWriting Lab “Reliable and
Unreliable Sources” Oct 29 2012
Georgetown University Evaluation Internet Resources 2016
Images: Creative Commons https://search.creativecommons.org/
Purdue OwlWriting Lab 2017 https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/18/