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Architecture 385: Citing Scholarly Sources

Global History of Architecture I

Style Guides

These two print titles are located on the first floor of the UI Library, in the reference collection.

Concise Rules of APA Style: Ref BF76.7.C66 2010

MLA Style Manual: Ref PN147.G444

Writing Center

Not sure about citation styles, or want another set of eyes to check over your paper? Try the University of Idaho's Writing Center, located in the Commons, Third Floor Room 323. There are some great links on their website, too!

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Electronic Style Guides Database

Links to electronic style guides in APA, MLA, Turabian, Chicago, and CBE formats.

Citation Management Software

Information about various Citation Management Software available at the University of Idaho.

What Counts As Scholarly?

Your assignment requires that you include at least eight scholarly sources in your annotated bibliography. But how do you decide what counts as scholarly?

The UI Library webpage about evaluating resources contains a handy guide for comparing scholarly to popular resourcesThis guide to scholarly resources from the University of Texas at San Antonio Library is also a great introduction to determining the quality of many different types of information formats. If you'd like to double check your citations against Ulrich's, as that guide suggests, use our UI subscription.

Citing Images

Remember, you need to cite any and all images you use, just like you would a book or article. For guidelines on how to appropriately attribute and cite an image, use the resources below.

How to Cite an Image

From the University of Cincinnati, this website outlines image citation for each citation style (MLA, APA, etc.).

MLA Citation Style: OWL @ Purdue

Scroll down to "Painting" to see examples of cited artwork in MLA style.

Visual Literacy

A research guide dedicated to visual literacy from UC Irvine, this page and its links provides some great information about copyright, attribution, and best practices for citing images.

Finding and Using Images

From Simon Fraser University, this guide shares information on how to find and use images, including citation and attribution. 

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