AFTER COMPLETING THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:
Explain the differences among APA, MLA, and CMS styles.
Know when to use APA, MLA, or CMS style.
Cite Internet resources in APA, MLA, or CMS style.
Use the Fair Use guidelines to determine whether your use of a copyrighted work is fair.
INTERNET LITERACY RESOURCES:

Find out from your instructors which citation format your school or courses support: APA, MLA or CMS/ISO. Make a bookmark in your browser to the information for that format.

American Psychological Association (APA)
 

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Fourth Edition

Modern Language Association (MLA)
 

MLA (Modern Language Associaton) Style

Chicago Manual of Style
 

The Chicago Manual of Style

Sample Papers
 

Erin Ford, a former University of Delaware student who enrolled in the Internet Literacy course in the fall of 1997, granted permission for us to use her term paper as an example of online writing. Click one of the options below to view the sample paper in one of three bibliographic styles:

APA Style

 

MLA Style

 

CMS Style


Fair Use
 

After reviewing these guidelines, think back over the times you've used multimedia in your classes. Can you remember times when the uses were in keeping with fair use? Were there times when you think it was in violation of fair use?


CCUMC

Fair Use Guidelines for Educational Multimedia



Other Resources
 

Landmark Citation Machine

Online! A Reference Guide to Using Internet Sources by Andrew Harnack and Eugene Kleppinge
APA MLA CMS

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