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Citation Station: Overview

Why do I have to cite?

Academic Research

is about creating new knowledge from established information.


allow the reader to see what established information was used to create new knowledge.

In other words...

  • If I am building a house, I need material to build that house.

  • If I cannot explain how I built the house by citing the material I used, how can the house be trusted?

Knowing what to cite

Comprehensive Citation Guides

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