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Citing & Evaluating Research

Citing your resources: Print and Electronic Style Guides

    Style manuals available at Falvey Library
  • Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. (APA Style). Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, 2001.  Information desk  BF76.7 .P83 2001)
  • The Chicago Manual of Style. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1993. Information desk Z253.U69 2003)
  • Chicago Manual of Style Online
  • MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2009. Information desk LB2369 .G53 2009)
  • A Writer's Reference by Diana Hacker. Boston : Bedford/St. Martin's, c1999. Information desk PE1408 .H2778 2003

Evaluating Web sites and other information sources

  • Evaluating Sources Of Information
    From James Madison University Library. (It's one module of a comprehensive tutorial. The exercises are limited to use by their students.)
  • Evaluating Internet Information
    Johns Hopkins University Library. Provides a discussion of the criteria by which scholars in most fields evaluate print information, and shows how the same criteria can be used to assess information found on the Internet.
  • Evaluating Web Content (SUNY Albany Libraries)


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