Giving Credit

Understanding sources + citations
(and why it matters)

A very quick story...

Source types
Formats

Citations 

Aggregator

Database(s)

Journals

Articles

Search term

Sobo, Elisa J. "Theorizing (Vaccine) Refusal: Through the Looking Glass." Cultural Anthropology 31, no. 3 (2016): 342–350.

Aggregators

 

Search across multiple discrete databases or information sources

 

Databases

 

An organized digital collection of references to articles, books, works of art, or other sources

 

(some databases are full-text, searching the actual articles, books, etc. rather than just descriptions)

Journals

A publication (digital and/or print) that releases issues regularly and serves to disseminate scholarship in an academic field


Academic journals typically have an editor, volunteer reviewers, and an editorial board

 

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