Adding Citations

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Whenever you write a fact in a text section of a Mahalo page, at the end of the sentence, just after the period with no space after the period put URL to link to the authoritative website where you found this fact. Take a look at this sentence as an example:[[Barack Obama]] is the 44th President of the [[United States]]. Http://www. Mahalo. Com/barack-obamaThis adds a footnote number to the end of the sentence when the page displays. Click that footnote number and it will take you to the bottom of the page, where your URL is now automatically listed in a "References" section. Do not put citations in the middle of a sentence - if there is more than one reference for a sentence, place them both after the sentence, leaving a space between each reference. Do not put all the


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Citations are necessary whenever a fact is presented on a Mahalo page.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Citations should be placed at the end of a paragraph containing the information being referenced.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The proper format for citations is
    • A. 

      Www.sample.com

    • B. 

      Sample.com

    • C. 

      Http://www.sample.com

    • D. 

      Any of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Clicking on the footnote number takes you to:
    • A. 

      The cited resource

    • B. 

      The resource section at the bottom of the page

  • 5. 
    Citations belong immediately after the sourced information, even when that is in the middle of the sentence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Citations are needed to support
    • A. 

      Quotes and paraphrases

    • B. 

      Statistics and other detailed information

    • C. 

      Restating or reinterpretation of opinions

    • D. 

      Medical, legal and financial statements

  • 7. 
    Personal experiences and opinions may be substituted for facts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Mahalo topic pages should always be neutral and factual.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Using a single cited source for a Mahalo topic page is acceptable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    An acceptable website to use for a citation is
    • A. 

      Http://momsdaword.blogspot.com

    • B. 

      Http://womenshistory.about.com/od/anthonysusanb/a/anthony.htm

    • C. 

      Http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/vasovagal-syncope/DS00806

    • D. 

      Http://www.pokeraffiliate.com/?ref=219020

    • E. 

      All of the Above