This page provides links to websites offering information relating to the following subject areas (all external links from these pages will open in a new window)
Citing Electronic Sources
When you are writing a paper for a class assignment you need to cite the source of the information, or the quotation, you drew from that source. This is true whether it is a book, an article in a magazine, a government document, or a web site. The resources below can help you create a proper citation for the material you find through the HICKS Subject pages.
- OWL: Online Writing Lab at Purdue
- Citing Electronic Resources: Binghamton University Libraries
- APA's style guidelines for electronic resources: American Psychological Association
Evaluating Electronic Sources
There are millions of web sites out there, but only a handful are of any value as sources of scholarly information. Using a web site as a source for your paper requires that you use caution and learn how to evaluate the site for authority and content quality. Below you will find links to sites that will help you learn how to evaluate web sites.