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MMR Library Resource Centre. Documentation. What is it?. A list of all the sources you used for your research. In alphabetical order Special style. Why?. You must say if you borrowed the material and where you borrowed it from.

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Mmr library resource centre

MMR Library Resource Centre

Documentation


What is it

What is it?

  • A list of all the sources you used for your research.

  • In alphabetical order

  • Special style


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Why?

  • You must say if you borrowed the material and where you borrowed it from.

  • You must give credit to the author for any information you use.

  • Your work is honest, not plagiarized.


Which style

Which style?

APA style

MLA style

  • English

  • Arts

  • History

  • Languages

  • Geography

  • Science

  • Tech

  • Business

  • Social Sciences


Apa style

Books

Encyclopedias

DVDs, Videos

Online Databases

Websites

Many other possibilities

APA Style


Apa style1

APA Style

  • Author’s name

  • Date

  • Title

  • Publisher

  • Place of Publication


Apa style print

APA Style - Print

Author.

(Year).

Title of book.

Place of Publication:

Publisher.

Gifford, C.

(2006).

Gangs.

Mankato, MN:

Marshall Cavendish.


Apa style online encyclopedia

APA Style –Online Encyclopedia

Asenjo, B.

(2002).

Addiction.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine.

Retrieved May 9, 2008, from

Thomson Gale database.


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Annotated References

  • A summary and/or evaluation of the resource

  • A short paragraph after each citation on your References list

  • Format can vary – your teacher will give you guidelines


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Annotated References Why?

  • You read each resource more carefully.

  • You read each resource more critically.

  • Helps you narrow down your topic.

  • Helps you develop your own point of view and/or your arguments.


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Annotated ReferencesWhat to include?

  • It is okay to write in the first person (“I”).

  • A few sentences to summarize your source.

  • Not necessary to summarize the whole book if you used only a section.


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Annotated ReferencesWhat to include?

  • Author’s background and qualifications:

Who is the author?

What makes him/her an expert?


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Annotated ReferencesWhat to include?

  • A bit of analysis about the source:

  • Is it reliable?

  • Is it up to date?

  • Is the research biased or objective?

  • Is the reading level right for you?

  • Does it help you narrow down your topic?


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References

  • Write a short paragraph after each citation.

  • Follow the examples on the handout.

  • Ask for help if you need it!


Helpful web links

Helpful Web Links

APA Style

Print and Media Sources

Online Sources

In-text

citation

Library at Lansing Community College, Lansing MI, 2010.


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