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GHS208: Website Project (Keating): Citing Text Sources

Fall 2017 LibGuide for Dr. Keating's Project

Citation Resources

APA

MLA

Expectations for Citing Text Sources

You should treat your text sources as you do in any other academic writing:

  1.  Cite in-text as you use them (parenthetical documentation)
  2.  Cite in your reference list. With this project, you could place reference lists at the bottom of each page or on a separate reference page.

Other considerations for text sources:

  • Are they scholarly and appropriate?
  • Direct, word-for-word use of a source should be marked by quotation marks.
  • Even if you are paraphrasing the source, you must include a parenthetical citation when your reference it in-text.
  • Can you hyperlink to the source to improve the experience for your audience?

Plagiarism

How to Avoid Plagiairism

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