Examples and explanations at Purdue's OWL site:
Citations show the research path someone took to develop an idea, and they provide leads for other researchers to discover information in related resources
"When to cite?"
You need to cite when you directly quote someone else, and it's also important to cite when you refer to another person's ideas or when you outline someone else's argument or line of reasoning.
Subject Areas in CBBcat can help find books about your research. Here are some Subject Headings that you may find useful:
Think Strategically about Your Research
... and don't hesitate to come and ask me any questions you have! firstname.lastname@example.org Karen Gillum Miller 107B
Also available: Laine Thielstrom, who is librarian for the Cinema Studies Department
Want to watch a film? Or find a book on Italian cinema?
To search for a specific film:
Use CBBcat drop down options: Title & Video/DVD/Streaming.
To browse subjects:
Use CBBcat drop down options: Subject & Video/DVD/Streaming.
Or do a Keyword search & explore subject headings or genres by clicking on those links in item records.
Want to identify films about particular subjects?
In Screen Studies Collection Advanced Search, use “Look up Subject Headings” to explore possibilities (e.g,.immigration).
Want to get reliable information about a film (cast, credits, citations to articles)? Search the film title in Screen Studies Collection.
Want to identify films by genre? In AFI Catalog Advanced Search, select your choice in the “Genre” box (e.g. Film Noir).
Want to find film criticism and scholarly articles about a film?
Search these databases or one of the others listed in the Useful Databases box on this page.
Or explore more databases and film-related journals in the Find Articles tab.