Q. What is a citation?


A citation is a source that is mentioned in the body of your paper. This gives the reader enough information to match it up with the full reference in your reference list at the end of your paper. The exact format of your citations and references will depend on what citation style you need to use.

Check out our Citing Support guide for more information.




  • Last Updated Jul 06, 2018
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  • Answered By Laureen Marchuk

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