Many Library databases include a button or link providing citation information (in a number of styles) that you can then copy and paste into your document. Here are some examples and screenshots of what to look for:
Note: The database-provided citation may have errors! Make sure you compare the database citation to your instructors' examples, Library style sheets (located in the sub-pages under the "Citation Styles" tab) or in the official manuals for each style.
Members of certain professions agree upon a set of citation standards that work best for their professional communities. For example, information necessary to cite sources in the legal community may not be necessary if you are writing a paper for an English class.
Check out the web site below from Dartmouth College about the basics of citing your sources.
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