Textbook Citation Breakdown Activity

Activity Objective
  • Students will be able to identify the common mistakes in citing the course textbook and avoid them.
Relevant Course Objective
  • Students will be able to identify the steps of the research process and apply information literacy skills in a variety of contexts.

Resources
FSU Library: Anatomy of a Citation

Common Mistakes

Black, Joseph. The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Concise Ed, Volume A. 2nd ed. Peterborough, Ont.: Broadview, 2011. Print.

Black, Joseph, et al, eds. The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Concise Ed, Volume A. 2nd ed. Peterborough, Ont.: Broadview, 2011.

The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Concise Ed, Volume A. 2nd ed. Peterborough, Ont.: Broadview, 2011. Print.

Possible Citations

Black, Joseph, et al, eds. The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Concise Ed, Volume A. 2nd ed. Peterborough, Ont.: Broadview, 2011. Print.

Example of Citing Individual Reading (prefer this method)

“The Wanderer.” The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Concise Ed, Volume A. Trans. R. M. Liuzza. Eds. Joseph Black, et al. 2nd ed. Peterborough, Ont: Broadview, 2011. 52-4. Print.