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Electronic Citations

Researchers using information gathered on the Internet must cite their sources just as they would cite conventional sources in traditional research. Citation standards have been developed for electronic information based on the American Psychological Association, Modern Language Association, the Chicago Manual of Style conventions, and more. For more information, consult the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, Citations Guide for Electronic Documents

Citation Resources

The following web sites provide helpful guidelines on citing electronic resources.


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