This tutorial, based on information provided by the Hamilton College Writing Center, explains the philosophy of attribution, the anatomy of a citation, how to paraphrase and cite borrowed ideas and common knowledge, and how to cite using popular styles (APA, MLA and Chicago).
Approximate Time: 7 - 10 minutes
Leads: Glynis Asu (Hamilton College), and Beth Hoppe (Union College).
This tutorial will teach you how to cite social media, data, and special collections materials in MLA or APA formats.
Approximate time: 7 - 10 minutes
Leads: Glynis Asu (Hamilton College), Lindsay Bush (Union College), Paul Doty (St. Lawrence University), Debbie Krahmer (Colgate University), and Johanna MacKay & Barbara Norelli (Skidmore College).
This tutorial describes the different parts of an annotated bibliography, explains how to write an effective annotation, and allows users the opportunity to create their own annotations for sources.
Approximate Time: 6 - 8 minutes
Leads: Glynis Asu (Hamilton College), Jesi Buell (Colgate University), Yvette Cortes, Johanna MacKay & Barbara Norellii (Skidmore College), and Paul Doty (St. Lawrence University).
Below is a list of generally preferred citation styles by department. You should always ask your professor if he or she has particular citation style preferences. Information on accessing style guides is available in the "Citing Sources" section of the library's subject guides. The Writing Center's writing resources page also provides useful resources.
|Africana Studies||Chicago or MLA - Ask Your Professor|
|American Studies||Ask Your Professor|
|Anthropology||AAA Style Guide and Chicago|
|Art and Art History||Chicago|
|Asian Studies||Chicago or MLA - Ask Your Professor|
|Biochemistry/Molecular Biology||Ask Your Professor|
|Biology||Lab Reports for Biology - Hamilton College|
|Chemical Physics||ACS Style Guide|
|Chemistry||ACS Style Guide|
|Cinema and New Media Studies||Ask Your Professor|
|Classics and Ancient Civilizations||Chicago or MLA - Ask Your Professor|
|Computer Science||ACM LaTeX Style Guide|
|Dance and Movement Studies||MLA|
|Environmental Studies||Ask Your Professor|
|French and Francophone Studies||MLA|
|Geoarchaeology||Ask Your Professor|
|Geosciences||Geological Association of America Style Sheet|
|Latin American Studies||Ask Your Professor|
|Literature and Creative Writing||MLA|
|Mathematics||Ask Your Professor|
|Medieval and Renaissance Studies||Chicago or MLA - Ask Your Professor|
|Middle East and Islamic World Studies||Ask Your Professor|
|Music||Ask Your Professor|
|Physics||AIP Style Manual|
|Russian Studies||Ask Your Professor|
|Sociology||ASA Style Guide and Chicago|
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