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Citation Styles

Citation styles define how citations or references are organized and formatted within a paper.  The three most commonly used citation styles in higher education include:  

If you are not sure which one to use, ask your teacher what citation style they prefer you to use for your assignments.

(Some content adapted from Pima Community College Citation Guide with permission.)


When and Why You Should Cite Your Sources

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