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Thesis Scrutiny, Thesis Consultation & Information Literacy Sessions @ Mona Information Literacy Unit (MILU): Citation Styles

Why citing is important

Citing or documenting the sources used in your research serves three purposes:

  1. It gives proper credit to the authors of the words or ideas that you incorporated into your paper.
  2. It allows those who are reading your work to locate your sources, in order to learn more about the ideas that you include in your paper.
  3. Citing your sources consistently and accurately helps you avoid committing plagiarism in your writing.

Style Manuals

Recommended Style Manuals
FACULTY RECOMMENDED STYLE MANUALS
Engineering The Chicago Manual of Style. Chicago: University of Chicago Press 17th edition. (Author-Date Format)
Food and Agriculture The Chicago Manual of Style. Chicago: University of Chicago Press 17th edition. (Author-Date Format)
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