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Economics Research Guide

A guide for conducting research in the Economics program

Why Do We Cite?

Using Scholarly Articles In Your Work

It's important to have an understanding of some strategies for using articles in your writing, presentations, posters and other assignments. Using the work of other authors is an important part of scholarship called 'the scholarly conversation' that helps to move ideas and knowledge forward. Here are some resources to help you learn how to best use other authors' work in your assignments.

SkillShops

Other Resources

APA Style

Purdue OWL

Getting Started With Zotero

Using Creative Commons Images

Below are some sites that help you generate by-lines and license information to include in your presentation, website/blog, or in print.

APA Tutorials

Hanging Indents

Google Docs Hanging Indents

Follow These Three Steps:

  1. Select all of your references
  2. Click on and drag the triangle to the 1/2 inch mark
  3. Click on and drag the rectangle back to the margin
Hanging Indent with Google Docs animation. Click the GIF for a larger version.
MS Word Hanging Indents

Follow These Two Steps:

  1. Select all of your references
  2. Click on and drag the triangle to the 1/2 inch mark
Hanging Indent with MS Word animation. Click the GIF for a larger version.