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Rural Community Development

This guide highlights core print and electronic Library resources in the area of Rural Community Development. Use this guide as your starting point. For more resources and further help, come to the Science & Agriculture Library or Ask a Librarian.

Why cite your sources? An overview

A great video on Vimeo from UNLV Libraries giving an overview on citing sources: "Using other people's ideas"

Tags: Summary, paraphrase, quotation, plagiarism, attribution.

Which style to use

Styles commonly used at AUB are MLA, APA and Turabian. If you are not sure which citation style you should use, ask your instructor.

Below are commonly used systems of documentation:

  • MLA, used in English and the humanities;
  • APA, used in psychology and the social sciences;
  • Chicago, used in history and some humanities; and
  • CSE, used in biology and other sciences.

For more details check out the table of content of the print copy Research and documentation in the electronic age.

Additional guidelines

If you still need help, visit Science & Agriculture Library, call ext. 2165, or e-mail sn23 @aub.edu.lb

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