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Citations via Phone

Wired Campus at The Chronicle: Quick Cite, which costs 99 cents and is available for both iPhones and Android-based phones, uses the camera on a smartphone to scan the bar code on the back of a book. It then e-mails you a bibliography-ready citation in one of four popular styles—APA, MLA, Chicago, or IEEE.

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Citations and E-Books

Tushar Rae at the Chronicle: The inability to find passages limits scholarly research, academics complain, because they depend on citations not only to track down and analyze text, but also as a testament to the accuracy of their own work. Dan Cohen (via twitter): If the Kindle’s new “real page numbers” require a print edition a reference, what happens if there is no print edition? (1/2) Doesn’t Kindle’s “real page numbers” turn printed books into the 21st century version of the platinum-iridium meter bar kept in Paris? (2/2) Mark Sample (via twitter): The introduction of “page” numbers is a step… Read Citations and E-Books

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