Practice Academic Honesty

When should I provide a parenthetical reference or note?

QUOTATION EXAMPLES FOR ONLINE FULL TEXT ARTICLES

MLA Parenthetical Reference Examples
"Many university librarians also have found that high school students make valuable use of an academic library collection" (Ury).
HINT: This article is available in html format. The original page numbers are not preserved. Consequently, you do not list page numbers in the parenthetical reference.

"Incidents of plagiarism are escalating in computer science and engineering" (Boisvert and Irwin 23).
HINT: This article is available in PDF format. PDF files are exact online reproductions of the original article. The page numbers appear in the article, just as they did in the orginal journal. Consequently, the page number for the quotation appears in the parenthetical reference.

APA Parenthetical Reference Examples
"Many university librarians also have found that high school students make valuable use of an academic library collection" (Ury, 1996).
HINT: This article is available in html format. The original page numbers are not preserved. Consequently, many people do not list page numbers in a parenthetical reference. Check with your professor to see if he or she requires page or paragraph numbers.

"Incidents of plagiarism are escalating in computer science and engineering" (Boisvert and Irwin, 2006, p. 34).
HINT: This article is available in PDF format--an exact online reproduction of the original article. The page numbers appear in the article, just as they did in the orginal journal. For quotations, always give page numbers from pdf files or printed publications in parenthetical references.

Turabian Note Examples
"Many university librarians also have found that high school students make valuable use of an academic library collection."1

1. Connie J. Ury, "Value Added: High School Research Projects in an Academic Library," Clearing House 69, no. 5 (May/June 1996), http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=9606250574&site=ehost-live&scope=site (accessed June 9, 2010).

HINT:This article is available in html format. The original page numbers are not preserved. Consequently, you do not list page numbers in the parenthetical reference or note.

"Incidents of plagiarism are escalating in computer science and engineering."1

1. Ronald F. Boisvert and Mary Jane Irwing, "Plagiarism on the Rise," Communications of the ACM 49, no. 6 (June 2006): 23-24, http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=21080977&site=ehost-live&scope=site (accessed June 9, 2010).

HINT: This article is available in PDF format--an exact online reproduction of the original article. The page numbers appear in the article, just as they did in the orginal journal. The page number appears in the parenthetical reference and the page numbers of the article appear in the note.

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