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Using other sources? Evaluate them for credibility!

These recommended information sources are already vetted by the QVCC librarian. YOU are responsible for evaluating the credibility of any additional source you find on your own. The credibility of images is your responsibility, too. Photo management sites do not assume responsibility for accuracy or authenticity. Try theABCD method to evaluate web and image sources.

ABCD Evaluation Tool - Word Doc

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Learn More about the Poet

Find a Poet & Choose a Poem -- Recommended Sources

Citing a Poem - or Information About a Poet

Citing Biographical Information about a Poet:

FORMAT: Lastname, Firstname of author (no author? Skip this). “Title of Article.” Name of Website, Publisher

     (if different than name of website), date of publication (if given), URL.

EXAMPLE:  “Julia de Burgos.” Poetry in Translation, XYZ Company, 2016, www.xyzcompany.org/deBurgos.

Citing a Poem:

FORMAT: Lastname, Firstname of poet. “Title of Poem.” Name of Website, Publisher (if different than name of website), date of publication (if given), 

     URL.

EXAMPLE: Burgos, Julia de. “Sisters.” Poetry in Translation, XYZ Company, 2016, www/xyzcompany.org/Sisters.