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This guide will help you...
...understand more about citing your sources.
Citing serves three main purposes:
- Showing that you have "consulted" with experts about your topic
- Giving credit to the authors of those sources
- Providing your reader with the information needed to find the sources you used in your paper or presentation
The next few pages of this guide explain:
- When and why you should cite
- The basics of citing
- How to use different citation styles
- Some tips for integrating your research into your writing
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