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Online Class Library Research Guide: Citing
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What is a Citation?

A citation is the basic information required to identify or locate a specific book, article, video, etc.

Parts of Common Citations:

Books:

  • Author(s) or Editor(s)
  • Book Title
  • Edition
  • Publication Date
  • Publisher and Place of Publication

Articles:

  • Article Title
  • Author(s)
  • Page Numbers
  • Periodical Title
  • Publication Date
  • Volume and Issue

 

Why Citation is Important

Citation Style Guides

Citation Style Guide: check out this quick guide citation:

Citation Builder makes creating citations easy.

Other citation help sites:

Plagiarism

Plagiarism.org

Do you understand the concept of plagiarism?  Use the Plagiarism Tutorial to find out!

Image links to Avoiding Plagiarism guide

Citation Tools in Databases

Databases often have citation tools to help you identify and format citations

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