} Who wrote the information: author(s), editor(s)
} Article title, book title, chapter in book, website topic, etc.
} (Source) Name of the book, journal title, website, newspaper, thesis, government document, etc.
} Publication date and/or publisher information
} Volume or issue (if journal)
} Page numbers (to find specific information)
} Provides database name and URL or website URL
} Provides access to the source of information
} Shows respect for Intellectual Property (ownership of information) or proper attribution of others ideas and/or words
} footnotes, endnotes and works cited list strengthens and gives credit to your paper
◦ You’ve done the research and found information that supports your own argument or gives another view (substantiates your own findings/ideas
} Citations/references show other published sources or researchers doing similar research
} Keeps one from being accused of plagiarizing
} Abiding by the UTA Student Code of Conduct and UT System Rules and Regulations