The site is designed to provide guidance to students in creating citations in APA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian, and CSE style format. This website illustrate the correct to way to format citations both within the document and at the end of the document. The site is easy to navigate and will be a useful tool to students as they write research papers.
Type of Material:
Tutorial for documentation
Shows how to find CSE, APA, MLA, and Turabian documentation information.
Basic computer, browser acceptable.
Identify Major Learning Goals:
This site provides links to assorted sites in order to correctly document sources used in school writing.
Target Student Population:
High school and college-- all levels
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
Basic understanding of documentation
Provides good links
Much material is only available to Duke students
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
Nothing special, seems to be in keeping with most schools.
Not enough materials that are available non-Duke students.
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
The Information for CSE links to Penn. State. MLA and APA link to OWL, and the Turabian links to a book that can be purchased.
Materials are not all available to others. In addition, OWL has not completed updates new MLA and APA.
Other Issues and Comments:
This is a nicely prepared site for Duke, but it is more for the use of Duke students. Materials for non-Duke individuals would be better found elsewhere.
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