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INQ 110 Poetry: What is it good for?: Citations

Examples by Citation Style

Style Manuals

Citation Managers

Citation managers help you keep track of article and book citations as you find them. You can add notes (annotate) and easily create bibliographies in Microsoft Word by downloading a plug-in. For additional assistance on how to find, create accounts, or use citation managers please contact Sarah Hersh


Bibliography: a list of works on a particular subject or by a particular author.

Annotated Bibliogrpahy: a bibliography that gives a summary of the research that has been done.

Works Cited: a list of documents that have been cited or used as a reference.

Citation: a reference to a specific source

Citation Styles: guides to cite resources in research papers, journal articles, and books, i.e. MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian

What is a DOI?

DOI= Digital Object Identifier

A DOI identifies an individual article (like a serial number) such that a permanent URL can be created.

Example of DOI: 10.1000/182

The first part before the / is the publisher portion of the number. The second part points to the journal and article specifically.

What can you do with a DOI?

When you have a DOI you can create a persistent, permanent link to an article, rather than posting full text. Why would you want to use a DOI?

Copyright restrictions might prevent you from posting the full text of an article online. Or you may only have the DOI and not know more information about the article (author, title, etc.). If you have the DOI and nothing else, then you can go here to resolve the DOI.