When writing research papers, you will often need to use outside sources to support your ideas and arguments. A citation is a way to give the authors of these sources credit for their work, while also giving credibility to your research. Citations also allow others to access the information you used later. Citing your sources is an important part of research, as it helps you avoid plagiarism and can strengthen your research.
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We have a research guide dedicated to citation help:
The library can help you with tools for managing your footnotes and creating bibliographies. Expert help is available from the Scholarspace. You can also find more information about each of these citation management tools in this guide from the Taubman Health Sciences Library. Here is where you can find a comparison of the various citation management tools