Two Reasons to Cite Properly
1. Avoid plagiarism. Give proper credit/attribution to someone else's ideas.
2. Give your reader enough information and accurate information to enable location of what you have cited.
To share article links with classmates, be sure to begin each link with the library proxy address below.
Add the entire article link to this url:
This will ensure that off-campus access works correctly.
Here is an example from America's News. Notice that the full url for the resource must follow the = sign, including the http://.
For the New York Times, use the Share button and look for the "Permalink."
For Wall Street Journal articles, choose "Cite" and change the style to "APA 6th Edition." The correct url will display in the citation.
Choose Cite" link and then "APA Citation." The correct URL will display at the end of the citation, across the top of results list.
Lexis Nexis tools are very small icons on the right of the screen. Use the one that looks like a link and clipboard to get a good link for sharing.