When writing it’s important to give credit to your sources. Below are topics related to Crediting Sources.

Styles

When writing reports there are different styles that determine how you write up your research, write citations and create your bibliography.

MLA: Modern Language Association

https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/mla_style/mla_formatting_and_style_guide/mla_formatting_and_style_guide.html

APA: American Pyschology Association

https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/apa_style/apa_formatting_and_style_guide/general_format.html

Chicago Style

https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/chicago_manual_17th_edition/cmos_formatting_and_style_guide/chicago_manual_of_style_17th_edition.html

 

Citations

When you use information from a source you need to “cite” your source.  You need to let your reader know where your information came from.

In text citations: 

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Works Cited: 

At the end of your research you should have a list of the works you’ve cited.

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The examples are from the MLA style, but ask your teacher what style they prefer.

Quotations:

Use quotations when you are directly quoting someone else’s words.

Wiki How: Cite a Quote

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