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Unformatted text preview: 12/15/10 Click to edit Master subtitle style Political Science Research Paper: Writing and Using Y348 Politics of Genocide 12/15/10 Citations  No matter what you use, be consistent! Online sources are available that can tell you how to format your sources.  Chicago Style: Preferred style of social science.  MLA Style: Preferred style of the humanities.  IU citation guides: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/index.php?pageId=337 12/15/10 Citations  Remember, you will be using end notes for citing within the paper.  At the end of the paper you also need a bibliography of all the works that you consulted in your research and writing.  Example of end note citation: Rita Botwinick, A History of the Holocaust, 2nd ed. (Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 2001) 125-127. 12/15/10 Citations  If you have a doubt about how to cite something, use common sense, include as much information as possible so that another scholar can easily find this source.  Include the author, title of the publication/film/source, date it was published. 12/15/10 Using sources in your paper  Keep in mind that the sources you researched are there to add to your paper and complement your arguments.  The paper is not supposed to be a lengthy summary of multiple articles that you found.  You can use sources either through reference, paraphrasing, or direct quotation. 12/15/10 Using sources in your paper -  This is a general referral to a source without much discussion of its contents.  This is typically used when providing facts for the paper.  An example: The Rwandan genocide was carried out with low tech methods, such as machetes, but still occurred rapidly with millions dying with the space of two months. 12/15/10 Using sources in your paper - ...
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