This part of the guide provides guidance on citing your sources. To learn more about citing materials at RBSC, click the relevant subpage on the left or click here. To learn more about citing archival finding aids, library catalogue records, and LibGuides, click on the relevant subpage on the left or click here.
Additional resources on citation are also provided below.
Citations, aka, references give credit to others for their work and ideas and allow readers to track down the original work if they choose. By preparing your citations properly, you are taking part in scholarly discourse. Besides giving credit where credit is due, the reference list (also called bibliography, or works cited list) does several things:
More information about citing archival materials and rare books:
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