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CHI302: Chinese III: Chinese Citations

Introduction to the use of authentic written and visual documents commonly encountered in China today, with an emphasis on television news broadcasts and newspaper articles.

Specific rules for citing Chinese sources.

One of the most tedious aspects of writing is probably the list of works cited/bibliography that you attach to the end of your paper. But, in academic writing it is essential to give attribution to the thoughts and words of the writers you have consulted and have helped to shape your thoughts. Not citing your sources can lead to claims of plagiarism if you use someone else's words without quoting them.

The process of writing and citing becomes more complicated for language learners. You have some extra hoops to hop through so that people who cannot read Chinese are able to locate the materials you used. The general format that we follow in North America looks like this according to the Chicago Manual of Style.

Notes/Bibliography style: 

Hua Linfu 華林甫. “Qingdai yilai Sanxia diqu shuihan zaihai de chubu yanjiu” 清代以來三峽地區水旱災害的初步硏究 [A preliminary study of floods and droughts in the Three Gorges region since the Qing dynasty]. Zhongguo shehui kexue 中國社會科學 1 (1999): 168–79.

Wu, Ying 吴穎, and Erchi Wu 吴二持. Lu Xun Gu shi xin bian" yan jiu ji qi ta 鲁迅《故事新编》研究及其他. n.p.: Shantou Shi : Shantou da xue chu ban she, 2005.

Gao, Jialiang. Typical daily attire of ethnic Hani (哈尼) in China. Near Yuanyang, Yunnan Province. March 2003. Wikipedia. Accessed Feb. 28, 2014. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ethnic_Yi_China_Costume.jpg>  

Author-Date style:

Hua Linfu 華林甫. 1999. “Qingdai yilai Sanxia diqu shuihan zaihai de chubu yanjiu” 清代以來三峽地區水旱災害的初步硏究 [A preliminary study of floods and droughts in the Three Gorges region since the Qing dynasty]. Zhongguo shehui kexue 中國社會科學 1: 168–79.

Wu, Ying 吴穎, and Erchi Wu 吴二持. 2005. Lu Xun Gu shi xin bian" yan jiu ji qi ta 鲁迅《故事新编》研究及其他. n.p.: Shantou Shi : Shantou da xue chu ban she.

Gao, Jialiang. 2003. Typical daily attire of ethnic Hani (哈尼) in China. Near Yuanyang, Yunnan Province. March 2003. Wikipedia. Accessed Feb. 28, 2014. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ethnic_Yi_China_Costume.jpg>  

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