Learning to Read Citations

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Short presentation with tips and tricks to learning how to read citations and understand what you are looking at in terms of sources.


<ul><li> 1. Learning to Read Citations Trisha Prevett Spring 2014 Alvin Sherman Library </li></ul> <p> 2. Same Info, Different Styles Title of work Author(s) Year of publication Volume and/or Issue numbers Publisher &amp; Page numbers 3. Look for Hints If it has a publisher, or place of publication = BOOK or BOOK Chapter Volume/Issue numbers i.e.: 35(3) = Journal Article If it includes a month (Sept 2007) can = newsletter or monthly type of publication Unsure? GOOGLE IT! i.e. journal title abbreviations : J N Am Benthol Soc = Journal of the North American Benthological Society 4. Journal Article Example Sklar, F. H., Chimney, M. J., Newman, S., McCormick, P., Gawlik, D., Miao, S., ... &amp; Rutchey, K. (2005). The ecological-societal underpinnings of Everglades restoration. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 3(3), 161-169. 5. Book Example Holling, C.S. (1978). Adaptive environmental assessment and management. London, UK: John Wiley &amp; Sons. 6. Book Chapter McKelvin M.R., Hook D.D., &amp; Rozelle A.A. (1998). Adaptation of plants to flooding and soil waterlogging. In: Messina, M.G. and Conner, W.H.(Eds). Southern forested wetlands. Boca Raton, FL: Lewis Publishers. 7. Lets Practice! Light S.S. &amp; Dineen J.W. (1994). Water control in the Everglades: A historical perspective. In: Davis, S.M. &amp; Ogden, J.C. (Eds). Everglades: the ecosystem and its restoration. Delray Beach, FL: St Lucie Press. 8. Lets Practice! Howarth, R.B. &amp; Farber, S. (2002). Accounting for the value of ecosystem services. Ecol Econ 41: 42129. </p>