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MAT 111: Introduction to Applied Calculus

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Also known as peer-reviewed articles, scholarly articles are sources that are:

  • written by experts in the field
  • reviewed by other experts in the field (hence the peer-reviewed)
  • intended for an academic audience

While you can find scholarly articles through general search engines, databases contain a feature where you can narrow your results to only scholarly articles.

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Quick Way to Cite

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If you found an article on a database, look for the Cite button to get a formatted citation for your Works Cited, in less time than it takes for EasyBib to load.

MLA Works Cited & In-Text Citations

 

Works Cited Format Author. "Title." Title of container (self contained if book), Other contributors (translators or editors), Version (edition), Number (vol. and/or no.), Publisher, Publication Date, Location (pages, paragraphs and/or URL, DOI or permalink).
1 Author Brennan, Mylie. “Dungeons & Dragons and Damsels in Distress: A Visual Rhetorical Critique of The Dungeon Master’s Guide.” Women & Language, vol. 43, no. 2, Fall 2020, pp. 223–51. EBSCOhost, https://doi.org/10.34036/WL.2020.021.
2 Authors Wang, Yichen, and Xiaofei Hao. “Virtual Nexus: Female Players’ Emotional Attachment in a Role-Playing Video Game.” Convergence: The Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, vol. 28, no. 2, Apr. 2022, pp. 488–505. EBSCOhost, https://doi.org/10.1177/13548565221089212.
3+ Authors Domahidi, Emese, et al. “A Longitudinal Analysis of Gaming- and Non-Gaming-Related Friendships and Social Support among Social Online Game Players.” Media Psychology, vol. 21, no. 2, Apr. 2018, pp. 288–307. EBSCOhost, https://doi.org/10.1080/15213269.2016.1257393.

 

In-text Citation Format Format Example
1 Author (Author's Family Name Location). (Brennan 225).
2 Authors (Family Name and Family Name Location). (Wang and Hao 500).
3+ Authors (Family Name et al. Location). (Domahidi et al. 290).

APA Works Cited & In-Text Citations

 

Works Cited Format Author. "Title." Title of container (self contained if book), Other contributors (translators or editors), Version (edition), Number (vol. and/or no.), Publisher, Publication Date, Location (pages, paragraphs and/or URL, DOI or permalink).
1 Author Brennan, M. (2020). Dungeons & Dragons and Damsels in Distress: A Visual Rhetorical Critique of The Dungeon Master’s Guide. Women & Language, 43(2), 223–251. https://doi.org/10.34036/WL.2020.021
2 Authors Wang, Y., & Hao, X. (2022). Virtual nexus: Female players’ emotional attachment in a role-playing video game. Convergence: The Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, 28(2), 488–505. https://doi.org/10.1177/13548565221089212
3+ Authors Domahidi, E., Breuer, J., Kowert, R., Festl, R., & Quandt, T. (2018). A Longitudinal Analysis of Gaming- and Non-Gaming-Related Friendships and Social Support among Social Online Game Players. Media Psychology, 21(2), 288–307. https://doi.org/10.1080/15213269.2016.1257393

 

In-text Citation Format Format Example
1 Author (Author's Family Name Date). (Brennan 2020).
2 Authors (Family Name and Family Name Date). (Wang and Hao 2022).
3+ Authors (Family Name et al. Date). (Domahidi et al. 2018).

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