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ARTC 5342: Postmodernism: Cite Your Sources

A course guide to library resources for Prof. Shelley Jackson's MFA Communication Design Students in Postmodernism and Typography.

Periodical List

You can search for a specific journal/magazine/newspaper using Periodical List

Understanding a Journal Citation

You'll see something like this:

It's important to know the parts of a citation so you can interpret it correctly. You must have at least the Journal name, volume, issue, and page number to be able to locate the article.

Citation Style

The Writing & Citation Style Guide lists handouts with examples for different writing styles:

Copies of the latest print edition of the style manual are also available at the Alkek Library.

The library has copies of the APA manual at that are available for use in the library that you can check out at the 2nd floor Ask Alkek Desk and some copies that are on the 5th floor available for normal check out. The handouts and links to examples on the Writing and Citation Styles Guide do not have the entire contents of the APA or MLA manual.

Refworks is a program we have that helps you generate bibliographies and works cited pages. Check Alkek Library's Workshops to see if there is an upcoming Refworks workshop that you want to take. Learn how to use Refworks for all of your classes.

A Note about Plagiarism

It is important to cite your sources properly. If you want to learn more about avoiding plagiarism, review the Plagiarism Guide.