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Using Interlibrary Loan
Use Interlibrary Loan to request books, articles, and more that are not currently in the Simmons collection. Just follow the system prompts for electronic delivery of articles any you'll be notified when the article is ready for you to download (usually a couple days), or to request physical books.
Check Google Scholar to see if a source might be available freely online. Google Scholar can also be set up to link to full-text articles at libraries like BPL, Simmons, and WorldCat.
Works Quoted in Another Source
Sometimes an author of a book, article, or website will mention another person’s work by using a quotation or paraphrased idea from that source. (This may be called a secondary source.) For example, let's say you are reading a Kirkey article that includes a quotation by Smith that you would like to include in your essay.
- If it is possible to retrieve the original source of the quotation (in this case, Smith), then verify the quote and cite the original source.
- If you can't/don't access the original source, the basic rule is that in both your References list and in-text citation you will cite the source in which it is quoted (in this case, Kirkey). Do not list the original source if you have not read it.
- You will add the words “qtd. in” to your in-text citation. Examples below.
Examples of in-text citations:
According to a study by Smith (qtd. in Kirkey) 42% of doctors would refuse to perform legal euthanasia.
Smith (qtd. in Kirkey) states that “even if euthanasia was legal, 42% of doctors would be against this method of assisted dying” (A.10).
Example of Reference list citation:
Kirkey, Susan. "Euthanasia." The Montreal Gazette, 9 Feb. 2013, p. A.10. Canadian Newsstand Major Dailies.