You want to make sure that you evaluate your sources so you know you are using credible, relevant, and recent research! This is one of the many methods to help evaluate your sources.
The 5 W's and 1 H
Check for Bias from your author! Is the author writing with from an emotional or factual standpoint?
Doing Ethical Research
This means citing anything that is not your own creation!
You wouldn't want someone passing off your work as their own!!
Resources to help with your citations:
They have simplified explanations and examples of the most commonly used source types for APA, MLA, Chicago, IEEE, AMA, and ASA citation styles. The information provided will be based on the most recent version of those style guides.
Has the most recent APA citation style guide, tips for formatting your papers, and grammar examples.
Has the most recent MLA citation style guide, tips for formatting your paper, and a citation generator**
**The citation generator can be helpful in getting started BUT should always be checked against an official citation style guide.
Has the most recent MLA style guide, examples, and paper formats. This is subscribed to through the college, you have to be signed into your account in order to access the materials.