background preloader

Documentation & Guides

Facebook Twitter

Article Detail. When Is a Web Site a Container? By Angela Gibson As the MLA Handbook explains, works-cited-list entries in MLA style are structured according to the concept of containers.

When Is a Web Site a Container?

But it’s often tricky to determine when a work accessed online is contained in another work. This post will help you understand when a Web site is and is not a container. Rule of Thumb A Web site is a container when it is the platform of publication of the particular version of the work you consult. Examples of Containers Twitter is the platform of publication for tweets. In all these instances, what we are calling a container is the platform of publication of the source. Making the Determination To determine whether a Web site should be treated as a container in MLA style, consider the role the site plays in making the source available.

If you click on a link on Facebook that takes you to a New York Times article, Facebook is not the container of the article; the New York Times Web site is. Sites That Aren’t Containers. MLA Works Cited: Electronic Sources. Summary: MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities.

MLA Works Cited: Electronic Sources

This resource, updated to reflect the MLA Handbook (8th ed.), offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page. The 8th edition of the MLA handbook highlights principles over prescriptive practices. Essentially, a writer will need to take note of primary elements in every source, such as author, title, etc. and then assort them in a general format.

Thus, by using this methodology, a writer will be able to cite any source regardless of whether it’s included in this list. However, this guide will highlight a few concerns when citing digital sources in MLA style. Best Practices for Managing Online Sources Because online information can change or disappear, it is always a good idea to keep personal copies of important electronic information whenever possible. Author. Citing Media Sources - Copyright, Creative Commons and Fair Use - LibGuides at Christopher Newport University. Image Citation - Copyright Educational Resources - Research Guides at University of British Columbia.

How to give attribution. Here is a photo. Following it are some examples of how people might attribute it. This is an ideal attribution “Creative Commons 10th Birthday Celebration San Francisco” by tvol is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Because: Title? How you attribute authors of the CC works will depend on whether you modify the content, if you create a derivative, if there are multiple sources, etc. Best practices for attribution. You can use CC-licensed materials as long as you follow the license conditions. KnightCite Citation Service. Edwebet86: Flip n' Badge. Four Tools That Take Blended Learning to the Next Level. How To Properly Search For and Attribute Creative Commons Photos. If your students are content creators (and honestly, most of them are), they already know that high-quality images make their work stand out.

How To Properly Search For and Attribute Creative Commons Photos

They can find plenty of open source images if they know where to look. Creative Commons was built to help us find some of the best open-source options out there. That’s only the first step, however. We also need to know how to properly attribute Creative Commons photos. In this article, we’ll give you and your students some handy tools and tips to help you do safe image searches for all your project needs using Creative Commons. What is Creative Commons? Creative Commons, as explained on their website, “helps you legally share your knowledge and creativity to build a more equitable, accessible, and innovative world.”

An open access resource for faculty and librarians. How to Cite President Obama's Farewell Address - EasyBib Blog. President Barack Obama delivered his farewell address to the nation on Tuesday, January 10th, signifying the end of his historic time in office.

How to Cite President Obama's Farewell Address - EasyBib Blog

Now you’ve been tasked by your teacher to write about and cite it. How to Cite a President Trump Tweet - EasyBib Blog. The use of innovative technology by presidents to address the nation isn’t a new concept.

How to Cite a President Trump Tweet - EasyBib Blog

Abraham Lincoln was one of the first presidents to use the telegram, Franklin Roosevelt spoke via radio through his Fireside Chats, and Harry Truman was the first president to broadcast on TV. It isn’t too surprising that our Commander-in-Chief can now be coined as the “Commander-in-Tweet.” President Donald Trump’s excessive use of Twitter has kept us up-to-date on his promises, goals, and thoughts on pretty much every topic from jobs, international relations, and even celebrity meetups.

To cite a tweet from President Trump, or “Trump Tweet,” locate the following pieces of information: His Twitter handle (@realDonaldTrump or @POTUS)The full tweet including any hashtagsThe date and time the tweet was postedThe URL or direct link to the tweet (this can be found by clicking on the three dots at the bottom right of his tweets) How to Cite the Source of Images Found in Google Docs & Slides. Best practices for attribution - Creative Commons.

Whats New With MLA8 Slides. What's Up With MLA 8? Recording. Complete Guide to MLA 8. Best practices for attribution - Creative Commons.

APA Style

MLA Format (8th ed.) - EasyBib Blog. Social Media Citation Series 2015. MLA Citation Series E book Merge 2015. APA Citation E book Merged 2015. MLA / APA / Chicago Bibliography Composer, Notecards, Outlining. Free reference manager and PDF organizer.