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What You Need to Know About Citation

Citation is stating where you got your information.

The reasons you cite:

  • To give credit where credit is due – to avoid plagiarizing
  • To give information about a source so people (i.e. your instructor) can find it

You need to cite:

  • In the paper (in-text citations)
  • At the end (reference list)

APA Citation Guides

There are citation experts at Mount Royal. Here are some resources they have created and ways to contact them.

Here are some additional resources for APA citation that may be useful.

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Chris Thomas

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Email: cmthomas@mtroyal.ca
Phone: 403.440.8501 (not currently available)
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