You found something good online. How do you cite the source? How do you cite articles or books, for that matter?
Check out these resources online, or come to the library and browse the print sources:
- Duke Libraries: Guide to Citing Sources Clear guidelines for citing various sources (magazine articles, books, websites). Includes directions for citing in different styles: social science, humanities, and sciences. Highly recommended!
- Sources and Citations at Darmouth Guide to citing sources in different styles. From Dartmouth College.
- Turabian's Style Guides Print and electronic citation style. From Ohio State University Libraries.
Two links for citing electronic sources in MLA format and in APA format:
- MLA - How Do I Document Sources from the Web in my Works-Cited List? Purdue University's OWL, or Online Writing Lab. See also the MLA FAQ.
- APA Electronic Reference Formats Recommended by the APA (American Psychological Association). Provides guidelines for citing websites, electronic databases, and email communication. Follows APA style.
See also these print style guides available in Hampshire Library:
- The Chicago Manual of Style, 15th ed., available in the Hampshire library (Z253 .U69 2003; Reference, earlier years in stacks).
- A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, by Kate Turabian, available at the Hampshire library. (LB2369 .T8 1996, Reference and Stacks).
- MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, available in the Hampshire library. (LB2369 .G53 2003; Reference; earlier years in stacks).
- Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, available in the Hampshire library. (BF76.7 .P83 2001; Reference; earlier years in stacks).
Note: Check your syllabus to ensure you are using the citation format preferred by your professor.