Answered By: Linda Divan
Last Updated: Jul 06, 2015     Views: 15

  • A citation is a set of information about an article, book, or other material that allows you to identify that item and find it among the library’s resources (could be a subscription article database, shared catalog, ebrary collection, etc.)


  • A citation is used to give credit to the sources you use in your paper or project. 
  • Citations are also used to help readers of your papers go to the information you used.

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