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Citation Guide

This guide provides resources to help you to cite various sources in different citation styles. An explanation of citations is included on the first tab.

Pieces of a Citation

What are the Pieces of a Citation?


How Do I Find These Pieces in Different Sources?

In an article

Remember that you have two titles to find--the article title and the journal title.

Many databases also have the ability to generate a citation for you. Always check these for accuracy.

In a Book

In the hard copy of a book, you may have to look at several pages in order to gather all your citation information. In this case, it is easier to pull the information from the library catalog record:

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