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What is a citation style?
A citation style is a set of rules and guidelines for capturing and presenting all the information that identifies one particular book, article, etc.
- Avoids plagiarism by showing where you got the ideas and information you used.
- Allows anybody to locate and read the sources you used.
- Clearly shows which ideas are yours.
Bibliography or References
A list of citations is usually known as a bibliography or references.
HELP WITH CITATION STYLES
Think of it this way--citing your sources creates a path of publications anyone can follow.