• Use secondary sources sparingly
• Always try to locate the original source of information which is cited in a work that you have read.
This is not always possible. For example, when the original work is:
• Reference may be made to an author's citation of, or quotation from, another's work.
• Distinguish between works cited and quoted.
• Both the original and secondary source should be listed in your footnote.
• A corresponding entry should also be listed in your bibliography.
1. William K. Clifford, "The Ethics of Belief," Lectures and Essays (London: Macmillan, 1901), II: 163-205, cited in Rik Peels, "The Ethics of Belief and Christian Faith as Commitment to Assumptions," Religious Studies 46, no. 1 (March 2010): 97-107.
2. Louis Zukofsky, "Sincerity and Objectification," Poetry 37, no. 5 (February 1931): 269, quoted in Bonnie Costello, Marianne Moore: Imaginary Possessions (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1981), 78.