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Citing tweets in academic papers

I haven't been asked about this, but then again, I'm not dealing directly with students much these days. Amit at Digital Inspiration dug out links to the official APA and MLA guidelines on how to cite tweets in academic papers....
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Digital Branch Style Guide

Education / Library & Research : David Lee King (6 years ago)

Thought someone might find this useful - it’s the styleguide we use for my library’s digital branch! It’s a long document, broken up into these sections: General Guidelines for Blog Posts Citing/Attribution Featured Section Comments... Read Post

The Daily WTF: Academic Papers Accept Twitter Citations Now

Entertainment / Pop Culture : Crushable (3 years ago)

The stodgy MLA of your high school and college days is gone: Where you might remember exacting guidelines for citing sources, they've now adapted to the times and don't blink at Twitter citations in your term papers. More » Post fro... Read Post

Tweets can now be cited as evidence in academic papers [Publishing]

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (3 years ago)

Devotees of arbitrary style guidelines, rejoice! According to the Modern Language Association, there is now a designated format for citing a tweet in an academic paper: More » Read Post


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