* Learn more about citing sources using MLA 8th edition using the Citations Research Guide and with the Citation Champion Online Library Workshop.
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* Isn't there some kind of chart to help me decide whether I need to cite a source? You know there is...
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* I can't think of a single thing to write. Is this "writer's block?" If only there were a cure for writer's block...
Any words, ideas or images that you do not create yourself must be properly credited to avoid plagiarism.
Citing information sources acknowledges the origin of your information and it provides support and credibility to your work by showing evidence of your research.
A citation is a reference to the source of an idea, information or image. It typically includes enough identifying information, such as the author, title, date, publication format, etc.