By Karla Gomez
What information Do you Need In order to cite a Book?
What do I need in order to make a correct bibliography?
- The Author
- The year it was published (copyright date)
- The title of the book
- The city it was published in
- The publisher
- Number of pages
- Medium (paper copy, online book, etc)
But what if I need to cite a website?
- The Author
- Name of webpage
- Year, month, and day that the website was published/made
- Year, month, and day accessed (the date you went to the website)
When you cite a webpage, it's similar to citing a book but easier. Very many times you will be able to find citations on the website you are searching information on.
How do I piece a citation?
"Introduction to Citing Sources." - Introduction to Citing Sources University of Kentucky Libraries. Web. 12 Oct. 2015. <http://libraries.uky.edu/page.php?lweb_id=136>.
Research... Where do I find information?
And many more!
But, do i need to cite images?
here are some:
The picture below, I had to cite.
Koala Picture Citation:
Carey, Chris. koala01.jpg. 6/15/1996. Pics4Learning. 9 Oct 2015 <http://pics.tech4learning.com>
Is It Reliable?
Look at the author. See if you can find anything about the author. Is there even an author listed?
Is there any types of citing?
What is MLA citation? MLA stands for modern language association. You use the MLA citation for almost everything you will cite.
What is an in text citation? In text citation is an abbreviation for a citation.
What is a works cited page? A works cited page is where all your references that are cited.
Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing
Paraphrasing- When you change the authors words but keep the same idea.
Summarizing- When you take a large section of text and narrow it down to the main idea.