Summon has a built-in citation generator, but first you'll need to determine which citation style you should use. Most citation styles have a style guide, which includes a set of rules on how to format citations. Preferred styles vary from discipline to discipline. If you are unsure which citation style to use, check with your instructor.
Some common citation styles include:
When you cite a source, you are stating that you took the words, ideas, images, or other information from another place. A citation is a short way to identify where the information was found. Most citations consist of the same elements, which are all helpful for readers who want to identify and locate the source of your information. Some of those elements include:
You must cite:
When in doubt, be safe and cite your source!
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