What are citations, and why do I need them?
A citation is your way of telling readers how to find the information, data, opinions, and quotes upon which you based your paper. It gives your readers the information they need to locate the sources you used as evidence to back up your arguments, or the exact texts that you analyzed.
A citation includes:
What is APA Style?
APA stands for American Psychological Association. APA style was created by social scientists to standardize scientific writing. Some fields that use it include: Allied Health, Business, Criminal Justice, Education, Political Science, and Social Work.
Library sources to help you with your citations...
This short video from North Carolina State University covers the basics of citations:
why we use them and how we create them.
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