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PHIL_109-6: Propaganda (Hyska): Citing Sources

Citation Management Software

Quick Style Guides

Citing social media content

Citing social media content is similar to citing websites, text messages or other forms of personal communications. Generally, you will want to include the user name and the real name (if known) in a references list.

Chicago Style

Author-Date

Twitter Example

Northwestern Libraries (@NU_Library). 2019. "Fall quarter workshops at the Libraries are scheduled! Programming Concepts, R Fundamentals, 3D Basics, Citation Management, and more! Check the calendar for the complete listing and to register: libraries.nu/2p2SPxr; Twitter, October 1, 2019. https://twitter.com/NU_LIBRARY/status/1179052102502486016

Notes & Bibliography

Twitter Example

Northwestern Libraries (@NU_Library), "Fall quarter workshops at the Libraries are scheduled! Programming Concepts, R Fundamentals, 3D Basics, Citation Management, and more! Check the calendar for the complete listing and to register: libraries.nu/2p2SPxr" Twitter, October 1, 2019, 10:15 a.m., https://twitter.com/NU_LIBRARY/status/1179052102502486016

APA

Facebook Example

Northwestern University Libraries. (n.d.). Cite Smarter & Manage Your Research: EndNote. In Facebook [Page type]. Retrieved October 1, 2019, from https://www.facebook.com/events/472829916895128/

Instagram Example

Northwestern University Library [@nu_library]. (2019, September 25). Need a book for class? See if the library has it! If we don’t, we can help you to see if another library has it available to borrow. Stop by from 10am - 4pm Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday this week and next. . #PopUpLibrary #CourseReserve #airatnorthwestern #Textbooks #northwesternlibraries [Instagram photograph]. Retrieved from https://www.instagram.com/p/B22CEUABfVV/

MLA

Twitter Example

@NU_Library. Fall quarter workshops at the Libraries are scheduled! Programming Concepts, R Fundamentals, 3D Basics, Citation Management, and more! Check the calendar for the complete listing and to register: libraries.nu/2p2SPxr Twitter, 1 Oct. 2019, 10:15 a.m., https://twitter.com/NU_LIBRARY/status/1179052102502486016.