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It's important to give others credit when you quote or refer to their ideas by including citations in your papers.  Citations should include enough information for readers to find the original source. 

Most library databases have citation tools that allow you to quickly generate a citation that you can cut and paste into your bibliography.  Look for icons or links that include the word "cite" or "citation".  

Anatomy of a Citation (Reference)



RefWorks (

  • a bibliographic management tool that will automatically format citations (end notes and footnotes) and a bibliography for your papers.

You must set-up an account:

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