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Arts Administration I: Researching Topics in Books, Journals, & Newspapers

Citing Sources

Why cite?
1. to recognize and credit an author’s work and ideas.
2. to enable the reader of your paper to find the article (or book, etc.) and read it.
3. to avoid possible copyright and plagiarism problems.


Most of the databases provide item citations in several styles.  Choose the course-required style.


This website provides examples of how to paraphrase and correctly cite the original source.

Evaluating Sources

When you Google for sources, be sure you understand where they come from!

What are peer-reviewed (refereed) articles?