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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)

Recommended Anthropology and Archaeology Citation Style Guide Websites

Your instructor will specific the which of the three citation styles below is to be used for each Anthropology course.

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