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Literary Criticism: How to Find It: Cite Sources

Cite What You've Found

    Why do I need to cite my sources?

  • To allow others to find the information you used in your research paper.
  • To help establish the credibility of your research.
  • To acknowledge the work of other scholars who have made your own research possible.
  • To help you avoid plagiarizing!

These sites have free, online tools that can help you format citations for your bibliography.

What is citation? And why do we do it? This video explains! (1:54 min)
Courtesy NCSU Libraries