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AH323: Art of Cuba since the 19th century

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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 research tools you use will create a citation in the style your professor requires:

BULS.  Click on Citation and choose the style - APA, Chicago, MLA

Chicago:  Barnard, Tim., Bondil, Nathalie, and Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Cuba : Art and History, from 1868 to Today. Montréal]: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 2008.

MLA:  Barnard, Tim., Bondil, Nathalie, and Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Cuba : Art and History, from 1868 to Today. Montréal]: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 2008. Print.

Databases.  ProQuest News & Newspapers  Click on Cite.

Chicago: Greenaway, Kathryn. "Not a Tourist's Cuba; A New Exhibition at the MMFA Uses 400 Paintings, Posters, Photos and More to Richly Illustrate this Country's Art History." The Gazette: D5. Jan 30 2008. ProQuest. Web. 6 Apr. 2017 .

MLA: Greenaway, Kathryn. "Not a Tourist's Cuba; A New Exhibition at the MMFA Uses 400 Paintings, Posters, Photos and More to Richly Illustrate this Country's Art History." The Gazette: D5. Jan 30 2008. ProQuest. Web. 6 Apr. 2017 .

 

Citation Management Programs (e.g., RefWorks, Zotero, etc.) 
 

Research and Citation Resources
Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab)

Who has cited the article or book? Cited reference searching.

Finding out who has referred to your article or book connects you to the scholarly “conversation” or discussion of the topic.  You might find articles that agree and other articles that disagree with your author’s methodology, interpretation, conclusions, etc.   After reading a few articles and reflecting on their point of view, you will be able to draw your own conclusions about the authors' perspectives.

Web of Science: Arts and Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) 
Cited Reference Search. (Martin‐Sevillano A*) (2008)

 

How Was the Book Reviewed? Masterful! Flawed!

Books are reviewed by scholars and researchers working in the same general area.  
Some book reviewers might be from another discipline and have a different perspective.

Book reviews are published as journal articles or by scholarly institutions.  

  
In the BULS search box, type (or copy/paste) the complete title of the book within quotation marks.  The results begin with the BOOK and follow with REVIEW(s).     

  Example:   Cuba: Art and History from 1868 to Today

Databases and Other Resources are listed in this guide:  

  Book Reviews Research Guide by Donald Altschiller.

Plagiarism

Your professor will review plagiarism with you.  The website below provides examples of how to paraphrase and correctly cite the original source.

Avoid Plagiarism  Arizona Libraries.

Evaluating Sources

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

Evaluating Information, Johns Hopkins University.  
A guide to evaluating sources including internet resources and social media plus a presentation on "peer review."

Evaluating Sources (YouTube)

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