smithmaggie711
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bibliography

Postby smithmaggie711 » Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:37 pm

How do I cite your article on Best Bubbles? It looks like an article, but I found it on a website. We are only allowed 2 websites. I'd like to use it as an article. Here is the article I am talking about: https://www.scientificamerican.com/arti ... st-bubbles

Thanks!

AeroSE
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Re: bibliography

Postby AeroSE » Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:32 pm

Hi smithmaggie77

Citing your sources is an important part of any science experiment. You are correct that this is located on a website. However, this is an article written in a magazine titled Scientific American. This resource would be classified as an article and not a website.

An article in a magazine undergoes a review process, by the magazine editors. While a website may not have any review process. This is commonly why website resources are limited by your teachers.

If you respond with which format you are using(APA, MLA, etc.), I can help you format your bibliography.

Hope this helps,

AeroSE

cumulonimbus
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Re: bibliography

Postby cumulonimbus » Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:20 am

Hi smithmaggie77,

In addition to AeroSE's advice, if you need help citing the source, there are websites you can use that format your sources for you such as EasyBib and Oslis. Let us know if you need any more help!

Elena


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