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Maple Woods - Scholarly or Popular?

Find out how tell the difference between scholarly and popular sources.

Citing Periodicals

While both popular magazines and scholarly journals are considered periodicals, the ways they are cited are not the same. Pay particular attention to elements such as volume and issue number, as well as DOIs when available.

Consult the resources in this guide to help you cite the articles you use. The library's Plagiarism and Citation guide offers more help.

Citation Handouts

These handouts can give you information and examples of citations. You can also find them on the Research Tools page of the library website.

Style Manuals

The library has style manuals that will help you cite your sources correctly, both in the text of your paper and in your list of Works Cited or References. These manuals will also guide you in formatting your document according to the standards of the particular style.