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DAN540: History and Literature of Dance: Writing & Citing

Fall 2012: L. Tomé

Help Writing

Jacobson Center
Offers individual writing conferences, courses to improve writing, and online help to guide students through the writing process.

Evaluating Information

Critical Evaluation of Resources. University of California Berkeley Library.
Covers scholarly vs. popular publications, primary vs. secondary resources, authority, and other criteria for evaluating print and online sources.

Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply and Questions to Ask. University of California Berkeley Library.

Citation Formats for Bibliographies & References

Citing Sources

  • Remember to cite your souce, when either quoting directly or paraphasing.
  • Cite your source whenever you present an idea that isn't your own.
  • Websites must be cited in your notes/bibliography, too; if you cut and paste - or paraphrase - from a website, cite the webpage.
  • When in doubt, cite your source.

Using RefWorks to Manage Your Citations

RefWorks is a web-based software that helps researchers gather, manage, store, and generate citations and bibliographies.

Workshops (Registration)

Smith RefWorks Library Guide

  • Sign up for a personal account.
  • Get help getting started with RefWorks (technical assistance)
  • Learn how to use RefWorks to export information from library databases