Lake Effect Research Challenge: Citing Articles

Challenge Worksheet

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Section 1 Worksheet

Section 2 Worksheet

Section 3 Worksheet

Section 4 Worksheet

Section 5 Worksheet

Citing Articles

If you haven't gone through the section on citing your sources, please go there now and then return to Finding Articles - Evaluating.

A typical article citation has:

  • author
  • title of article
  • name of journal (source)
  • volume, issue, & page numbers
  • date of publication
  • name of database used (if online journal)
  • date retrieved (if online journal)

Review the following sample article citations:



Use one of the articles you found in the Academic Search Premier database to practice citing an article.

Please complete the Section 4 worksheet.

For guidelines on citing sources using different styles, go to Citing Your Sources on the Library's Homepage.

If you need additional help finding articles you could try Asking a Librarian

If you are doing this for a class, be sure to complete the sections on:

Finding Books
Finding Websites

If you have completed all the sections you need to, congratulations, you’ve finished the Lake Effect Research Challenge!

Enrichment--Learn More About Plagiarism

Visit Penfield's Good Learning Versus Plagiarism Tutorial to learn more about plagiarism.

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