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What is a citation? A citation....
- describes a book, journal article, website, or other published item
- gives credit to the originator of an idea, thus preventing plagiarism
- enables the reader to retrieve the item you refer to
- includes the author, title, source (publisher and place of publication or URL), and date
Citing the Information
Landmarks Citation Machine
Choose the appropriate style (APA, MLA, etc.) and fill in the forms to create citations for any format.
EndNote is a very sophisticated citation manager that offers the largest number of citation formats and options. The files reside on the computer which does not make it dependent on an internet connection; it does offer a basic but less functional Web based option; it is considered more difficult to learn and use.