Lesson 5 Objectives

Objectives

By the end of this lesson, students will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast search engines, subject directories, and periodical databases.
  • Recognize how to use search engines, subject directories, and periodical databases effectively.
  • Identify and explain the purpose for citation styles currently used in academic study.
  • Differentiate between in-text parenthetical citations and footnotes.
  • Differentiate between works cited, references, and bibliography pages as ways of displaying endnotes.
  • Define and explain the ramifications of plagiarism.
  • Discuss ways to avoid plagiarism.