For the Reframing Pride assignment your professor has asked you to "follow the bibliographic trail" in order to conduct your research. This means that you will be performing something called bibliographic research. This means that you will identify resources that you wish to use in your assignment from the bibliography of a previously published article. For this assignment, you will use Armstrong & Crage article and online supplement. For full details on the assignment please see your Canvas page.
Citations are key to participating in the scholarly community; they provide all of the information you need to find out more about a given source.
While citations can be formatted in a variety of styles (most often MLA, APA, or Chicago depending on the discipline) they contain common elements that you can recognize and use to determine if the citation is for a book, book chapter, journal article, newspaper article, or other source. Understanding what kind of item the citation is for can help you understand how and where to find it in the library catalog or database.
Typical elements of a citation include:
Below are some examples of citations in from the Armstrong & Crage article and some helpful tips for figuring out what the citation is for:
|Teal, Donn. 1971. The Gay Militants: How Gay Liberation Began in America, 1969-1971. New York: Stein & Day.|
|Marcus, Eric. 1992. "Fearless Youth, Morty Manford," In Making History: The Struggle for Gay and Lesbian Equal Rights, 1945-1990. New York: HarperCollins, pp. 199-202|
Kissack, Terrence. 1995. "Freaking Fag Revolutionaries: New York's Gay Liberation Front, 1969-1971." Radical History Review 62:104-134.
|New York Times. New York. June 29, 1969. "4 Policemen Hurt in ‘Village"’ Raid: Melee Near Sheridan Square Follows Action at Bar." p. 33|
In addition to searching the library catalog (Primo) you may want to look up sources in these primary source databases as well:
The best place to start for finding known secondary article is the library database (Primo).