This research guide will help you understand citation style guidelines.
The APA Style Guide hand-out is available on the APA Citation Style Guide page and at the Reference Desk.
Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL) is a fantastic resource for information about citation styles. It also includes extensive tips on writing for college and job applications.
Bibliography: A list of works written by an author or group of authors
Works Cited: An alphabetical list of resources including books, articles, web resources and others, that have been quoted, paraphrased or mentioned in an assignment
Citation: The action of citing or quoting any words or written passage
Quote: A brief excerpt from a passage
Paraphrase: A rewording of something that has been written or spoken by someone else
Q. What is a Citation?
A. A citation is a reference to a work.
Q. Why do I need to cite works in my assignment?
A. You need to cite a work to attribute a quote, idea or any information retrieved from the original author or creator.