Citations

The Ethics tutorial talks about why you should always cite your sources. For the Information Resources tutorial, we will focus on how to read a citation.

The following are elements found in the various resources you may need to find:

  • Books
    • Examples:
      • Trillin, Calvin. Family Man. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998.
      • Valenzuela-Zapata Ana Guadalupe, Gary Paul Nabhan. Tequila! : a natural and cultural history. Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 2003.
    • One title, either underlined or italicized
    • Name and location of the publisher
    • Author(s)
    • Copyright or publication year
    • May or may not include page numbers
  • Print Journal Article
    • Examples:
      • Gray, S.; Watts, S.; Debicki, D.; Hore, J. "Comparison of kinematics in skilled and unskilled arms of the same recreational baseball players." Journal of Sports Sciences 24. 11 (2006): 1183-1194.
      • Blau, Benjamin M., Bonnie F. Van Ness, Robert A. Van Ness. "An Analysis of Short Selling in NYSE-listed Securities." The Journal of Trading 1. 4 (2006).
    • Two titles
      • Article title, usually in quotation marks
      • Journal title, either underlined or italicized
    • Author(s)
    • Publication year
    • Volume and Issue numbers
    • May or may not include page numbers
  • Online Journal Article
    • Examples
      • McCurry, Justin. Monitoring Japan's aid commitments. Lancet 368. 9547 (2006):1561-1562. Academic Search Premier. EBSCOhost. Utah State University Library <http://search.ebscohost.com>.
      • Glazer, S. (2006). "Video games." CQ Researcher, 16, 937-960. Retrieved November 9, 2006, from CQ Researcher Online, http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher/cqresrre2006111000.
    • Two titles
      • Article title, usually in quotation marks
      • Journal title, either underlined or italicized
    • Author(s)
    • Publication year
    • Volume and Issue numbers
    • May or may not include page numbers
    • Name, URL, and access date of online database where the article was found
  • Newspaper Article
    • Examples
      • Benson, Lee. Top lawyer sees need — not color. Deseret Morning News 10 Nov 2006.
      • Benson, Adam. "Blessings, blisters counted at end of 500-mile anti-war walk." The Herald Journal 97. 309 (5 Nov 2006): A1.
    • Two titles
      • Article title, usually in quotation marks
      • Newspaper title, either underlined or italicized
    • Author(s)
    • Publication year, month, and day
    • May or may not include page and section numbers
  • Web Page
    • Examples
      • Monument Honors World War I Aviation Hero. 2006. Utah State University, Utah State Today. 10 Nov 2006. <http://www.usu.edu/ust/index.cfm?article=11440>.
      • Schmid, Patrick and Bert Töpelt. "Game Over? Core 2 Duo Knocks Out Athlon 64." 2006. Tom's Hardware. 14 Jul 2006. <http://www.tomshardware.com/2006/07/14/ core2_duo_knocks_out_athlon_64/>
    • Title and URL of web page
    • Date page was accessed
    • Date of copyright or last update
    • Publisher and author, if available
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