DE CASTRO, Rouenne Camille G.

2009-46400 Art Studies II: THV-1

10 Engineering Prof. Eloisa May P. Hernandez

How to Cite Sources Copy, paste and auto summarize. Have you ever done this for your homework? If yes, then you better wish that your teacher won¶t notice because she may accuse you of plagiarism. But what is plagiarism? Plagiarism is using other people¶s work and claiming them as your own. We can prevent plagiarism by citing your sources properly. American Psychological Association or APA provided rules to be followed in citing one¶s sources, be it a book, periodical, internet sources, even movies and the like. In citing sources, certain rules are followed. Purdue Online Writing Lab provided these basic rules: - All lines after the first line of each entry in your reference list should be indented one-half inch from the left margin. This is called hanging indentation. - Authors' names are inverted (last name first); give the last name and initials for all authors of a particular work for up to and including seven authors. If the work has more than seven authors, list the first six authors and then use ellipses after the sixth author's name. After the ellipses, list the last author's name of the work. - Reference list entries should be alphabetized by the last name of the first author of each work. - If you have more than one article by the same author, single-author references or multiple-author references with the exact same authors in the exact same order are listed in order by the year of publication, starting with the earliest. - When referring to any work that is NOT a journal, such as a book, article, or Web page, capitalize only the first letter of the first word of a title and subtitle, the first

Do not italicize. Do not capitalize the first letter of the second word in a hyphenated compound word. and proper nouns. Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. . Location: Publisher..someaddress. volume number (issue number if available). or put quotes around the titles of shorter works such as journal articles or essays in edited collections. A. And for internet or electronic sources: Author.com/full/url/ Basically. B. A. . better use these rules to prevent plagiarism. which can be found in internet sites such as the Purdue OWL site.Italicize titles of longer works such as books and journals. Title of article. . there are rules to be followed in citing the above mentioned. . The most often used references are books and internet sources. A. & Author. B. These are only some of the many references we could use. (Year of publication). underline.word after a colon or a dash in the title. Retrieved from http://www. A. these rules are made in order to have a common way of citing sources so as not to confuse readers. for books. Title of Online Periodical. So next time you decide on writing a paper or a research. (Date of publication). And like any other resources. the basic format is: Author. According to Purdue OWL.Capitalize all major words in journal titles.

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