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Citations: Overview

Which Citation Style Do I Need?

The citation style that you should use for your research project is usually predetermined by your instructor.  Make sure that you are following the correct style because each style differs and various disciplines utilize different styles.


Below is a small list of citation resources, which include examples of citations of various materials.

Resource Management

When researching keep track of your sources!  This will not only help you refer back to them, but will also make creating a works cited or bibliography much easier.

Some items to keep track of include:

  • Title

  • Author

  • Journal Name

  • Database Used

  • Date Accessed

  • URL

  • Publisher

  • Notes (Can include anything you may find helpful)

Guide Contents