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ARC 308 - Architecture and Society - Speck

Writing a Research Paper

Writing a Research Paper

Citation Management

  • Keep a research journal for citations
    • Where you have looked
    • What you found
    • How you found it
      • Footnote from another source
      • Database search
    • When you received or retrieved the item
  • Record the author, title (book, article, journal), volume/issue number, date, page numbers, call number

Zotero is a free bibliographic management extension that works with Firefox.

  • Extract bibliographic information from websites and records in both library catalogs and databases
  • Supplement your citation library including automatic capture of webpages, storage of files, images and links
  • Note taking and search abilities
  • Captures information as you do research
  • Share citations with collaborators

Citation Style

Citing Your Sources

  • Includes information on APA, MLA, and Chicago
  • Check with your TA to find out which citation style they prefer
  • Whichever citation format you select, be consistent

Chicago Manual of Style

  • Chicago is the preferred citation format for Art and Architecture

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