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Research 101


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Second, practice identifying the source type for each citation in the above quiz.

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Reading Citations

Citations represent more than just books and magazines. They represent any written, spoken, or broadcast source, including Web sites, a single chapter from a book, the text of a law or treaty, an interview, or a documentary video. Accurate citations allow you to track down the most difficult-to-find sources, wherever they may be located.

First, click on the source types below for clues on how to read citations in both MLA and APA style. 3 of these are in MLA and 1 is in APA style. Can you tell which one is in APA? How?

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