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What is a Citation?


A citation is a way to give credit to the source of the words, thoughts, data, or work of others.

In a research paper citations typically come in two flavors: in-text citations & work(s) cited lists (MLA) and reference(s) list (APA) .

This guide has information and basic tools to create citations for use in your research assignments.

Understanding Citations


Source: Loyola Marymount University

Style Guides and Citation Information

Citation Generators

The following citation machines are free to use, but some may require you to create an account.

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