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Citation Style Guide: How to cite?

How do you cite?

Citing means telling your reader that you got your information from a particular source.  You do this by following the rules for the citation style that you are using. This guide gives you an introduction to the basic rules of citation for a number of common styles.

Citation styles vary, but there are some basic elements about a source that need to be included in all citations, such as title, author, and date of publication.

Watch these videos to learn how to locate the information you need to create a citation for a book or article.