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ENGS 001: Written Expression

Why Citations Matter

There are many reasons why it is important to cite the resources that you consult when researching a paper. The most important of these are:

  • To give credit to authors whose works you have used (whether you quote them or not).
  • To provide a trail by which others can locate the materials you consulted.
  • To provide evidence of your research.
  • Learn more about why citations matter

Zoterobib (Online Citation Builder)

Need to create a bibliography quickly? We recommend Zoterobib an online citation and bibliography generator from the folks who created Zotero.ZoteroBib helps you build a bibliography instantly from any computer or device, without creating an account or installing any software.


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