Recognizing Citations--What are you looking at

Assignment: Identify the type of source by just looking at a database or bibliographic citation.

How to:

  1. Review the "Periodical, Journal, Magazine, Serial" webpage.
  2. Print out the Citation Exercise
  3. Identify what kind of a publication the citation represents by putting its initial in the space provided.
  4. Underline the title of each periodical.
  5. Circle at least one part of the citation that was relevant to your decision.
  6. Optional: Write a (complete) sentence or two for each as to what made you decide on the type of publication.