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In the first part of this program, text and animations help explain the concept of citation, as applied to several types of information sources. Comprehension of citation formats is tested by means of a three-question quiz. In an additional four-question quiz, users view an example citation and choose the most appropriate citation element to use for library catalog searches. A few pages focus on library types (academic, public, school, etc.), sections (book stacks, circulation, reference, etc.),... More
Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: June 04, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 23, 2012
Keywords: citation, classification systems, research skills, information sources


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Avatar for Sally Robertson
4 years ago

Sally Robertson (Librarian)

This is an excellent tutorial for teaching students how to read the citations from library databases, and the library classification numbers on physical materials to find the materials they need.  Easy to use.

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Time spent reviewing site: 15 min.