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Chicago Manual of Style Quick Guide Online
Great quick way to find sample citations for books, journals, websites, and more. Provides sample citations for the notes/bibliography style and the author-date style.
Why We Cite
Citations are an important part of the scholarly conversation. They ...
demonstrate the research path someone took to develop an idea and
help to relate that idea to readers.
Citations also offer leads for researchers to follow to other pertinent information sources.
When to Cite
When you directly quote someone else
When you reference another person's ideas
When you outline someone else's argument or line of reasoning
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