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Citation 101   Tags: citing  

Lean how to format citations, avoiding plagiarism, creating annotated bibliographies, and popular citation management tools.
Last Updated: Aug 14, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Citation Style Quick Links

Click on the citation style tabs above or the links below to quicly access the citation format you are using.

AMA    APA    Chicago/Turabian    MLA    NLM   Other


Why cite sources?

1. Give credit to the person who created the article, movie, song, etc. you are using.

2. Allows others to go find the source you used.

3. Points to the evidence you used for the claim or argument you are making.

4. Standard practice for how faculty and other researchers build off each other's knowledge. 



This guide is based on the work of Amanda DeArmond and Lisa Crumit-Hancock at Defiance College.


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