What is a citation?


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What is a citation?

Answer:

A citation is the basic information that allows you to locate and identify a resource.

For a journal article, the citation includes the author(s), title of the article, name of journal, volume, issue, date, year, and page numbers.

For a book, the citation includes the title, author(s), publisher, place of publication and date.

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