what is cite
If you publish your full thesis or dissertation as a book, you will need to rework it, as it is not written in a book form.
N.B. If you use sections for your Thesis or Dissertation in an article, book or conference paper that you publish, or vice versa, you must acknowledge properly. Even though it may be your work, you still need to acknowledge the source. Failure to do this would be academic dishonesty or misconduct.
This is a useful research tactic when you are working on a literature review since it helps you follow chains of related sources.
For example, let’s say you’ve found a relevant article on your topic. You can make a chain of citations leading from that one article both forwards and backwards from the year of publication.
What is a citation?
A citation tells a reader where we got information, facts, or ideas that are not our own. When we paraphrase or use direct quotes, we use a short in-text citation at the end of the quote or paraphrased text. At the end of the essay, paper, or presentation, we give a list of detailed information about each work cited so that others can locate the original sources. This is called a Works Cited or References Page.
What is a citation style?
A citation style is a standardized way of providing citations. It make it easier for the writer and the reader because everyone knows what information about a source is given and where to look for it. At GCC, MLA and APA styles are mostly used, while CSE and Chicago are occasionally used.
Many online tools are available for automatically creating citations in any required style. The free KnightCite citation tool can be used to generate citations in the MLA, APA, or Chicago styles. References can be created for books, newspapers, art, TV shows, songs, websites, and more.
To reference a page on Computer Hope, include the full URL, the page title, and ‘Computer Hope,’ which is considered the author (corporate author). Below are examples of how the Computer Hope Safe Mode web page, viewed on August 12, 2019, could be referenced.
While a number of databases allow citation searching today, Web of Science (now a product of Clarivate Analytics, formerly part of Thomson Reuters) was the original citation index tool. It covers all disciplines, but is strongest in STEM subjects where journals are the predominant form of cited literature.
Citation indexes track references that authors put in the bibliographies of published papers. They provide a way to search for and analyze the literature in a way not possible through simple keyword/topical searching. It also provides data on the relative “impact” of journals, authors, and institutions, as well as assessing particular areas of research activity and publication. This field is called bibliometrics.
- Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States.
- Sacramento is the capital of California.
- A genome is all the DNA in an organism, including its genes.
Common knowledge does not need to be cited. Common knowledge includes facts that are known by a lot of people and can be found in many sources. For example, you do not need to cite the following:
Most items you find in print or in the library’s online databases will have a date. But when you are using material from websites, there may not be one.
Webpages with reliable information usually have a “date updated”, so you know whether the facts are current, or may have have changed. If it’s not near the top of the article, scroll down to the bottom of the page, or the bottom of the whole topic if it goes on for multiple pages. Clicking on a print icon or printer-friendly version often helps, since it puts everything in one document, with the date either near the top or the bottom.
Asked on 12 Dec, 2018
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