Understanding Citations

As you create your list of cited sources, it is helpful to know what type of information you need to write down. Here is a citation from a periodical index with each of its important parts labeled.

example citation

A library database such as EBSCO's MasterFile Premier might cite the same article in a slightly different way:

There is Intelligent Life on the Web. By: Orenstein, David. Computerworld, 11/30/98, Vol. 32 Issue 48, p39, 2p; (AN 1359813)

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