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Book Citations 101

Here you will learn about book citations and why we use them.
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Amanda P.

on 5 May 2010

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Book Citations 101 By: Amanda and Haley 8B Citation (Noun)- a citation is a reference to a published or unpublished source. Works Cited (Noun)- a page at the end of a research composition that lists all the sources that you used. Why do we use citations? We use citations becuase they support an arguement and give weight to an essay. With out citations your information may lack credibility. We also use citations because often information is gathered from someone else's toughts or opinions, therefore we must give credit. How to cite Books. 1. Locate the book's Title page and Copy Right page.
2. Find the author's name. Write the author's name last, first. Follow this by a period.
3. Find the title of the book. Write the title in italics. Follow this by a period.
4. Find the place of publication. (This is usually on the Copy Right page.) Write the place of publication. Follow this by a colon.
5. Find the publisher. (This is usually on the Copy Right page.) Write the publisher. Follow this by a comma.
6. Find the date of publication. (This is usually on the Copy Right page.) Write the date of publication. Follow this by a period.
7. Write print. Follow this by a period. Examples of Book Citations
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