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JOUR772 - Methods in Computer-Assisted Reporting

Guide to Library resources to support students taking Journalism 772.

Chicago Manual of Style

The Chicago Manual of Style is available in print in various campus libraries, as well as online via Database Finder:

General Citation Resources

There are several reasons why it is important to cite your sources properly:

  • It is important to give credit to the person or group who spent the time researching and writing in order to provide that information.
  • It allows your reader to find the source later if she wants to read it herself.
  • Citing experts gives credibility to the argument of your paper.
  • Proper citing indicates that you did a thorough job researching your topic.

The following resources can help you properly cite your sources. If you need assistance, please contact a reference librarian.