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POLI 375 Gender Politics in China

Citation help from UVic Libraries

Citation Help provides information about citing sources using different style guides (APA, MLA, etc.), managing your citations with RefWorks or EndNote, tips on avoiding plagiarism, and creating annotated bibliographies. Choose a topic link above or from the menu at the left, or continue reading to learn some basics about citations. What is a citation? Citation examples When to cite Choosing a style guide

Citation Styles

There are a number of  citation styles and the Library holds print copies and quick guides at the Research Help desk.  

For POLI 375 use either APA 6th or Chicago 16th Author-Date

Each of these styles requires a reference list of sources.  Refworks can help with formatting your reference list.

Each of these styles requires the use of in-text citations for work quoted, paraphrased or summarized.  An in-text citation MUST include:that include three elements:

  1. author surname
  2. year of publication
  3. page number(s) ,

In-text examples:

APA:  (Smith, 2000, p.987)

Chicago:  (Smith 2000, 987)

Reference list examples:  consult the quick guides at the links below for book, journal, newspaper, government documents, websites, and more.   Note that ebooks and ejournals require additional information such as a DOI,or a URL, and for Chicago, an access date. Note: Your professor may not require access dates , urls, or doi's.    

APA Ejournal example:

Kossinets, G. & Watts, D.J.  (2009). Origins of Homophily in an Evolving Social Network. American Journal of Sociology 115(2), 405–50. doi:10.1086/599247.

Chicago Ejournal example:

Kossinets, Gueorgi, and Duncan J. Watts. 2009. “Origins of Homophily in an Evolving Social Network.” American Journal of Sociology 115:405–50. Accessed February 28, 2010. doi:10.1086/599247.
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