Posts related to using sources
Should the school where a course, seminar, or lecture occurred be listed as the container or the location?
The school and its city, if the city is not part of the school name, should be listed in the “Location” slot in your works-cited-list… Read More
How do I cite a newspaper article that has been retyped and collected in the documents section of a website?
When you are citing something you found on a website, the website itself should be considered the container no matter the original form of publication. Read More
How do I cite a deleted tweet if I have a screenshot of the tweet?
Use the information you captured in your screenshot to cite the tweet as it existed at the time the screenshot was taken. In your prose… Read More
How do I cite the epilogue of a Shakespeare play in my prose?
You should follow the edition you are using when you construct your citations. Some editions make the epilogue part of the last act of the… Read More
On Integrating Critical Works: Adam Wilson’s “Good Bad Bad Good: What Was the Golden Age of TV?”
Integrating critical works into a paper is challenging. Read More
If a tweet contains an emoji, should I include the emoji when I use the text of the tweet as a title?
Emojis do not need to be included in the titles of tweets. If the emoji is important to the meaning of the tweet, you should… Read More
If a podcast episode is hosted by a guest host, how do I include the regular host’s name in my work-cited-list entry?
You should not include the regular host’s name in the work-cited-list entry. Include the guest host’s name in the “Author” slot of the entry, since… Read More
How do I indicate that I prepared the figures included in my paper?
Unless otherwise indicated, the reader should assume that you are the author of the figures in your paper. Provide a label (e.g., “Fig. 1”) and… Read More