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HDFS 5100: Introduction to Human Development & Family Sciences - Gray: Citations

This course guide was created for Dr. Christine Gray's HDFS 5100: Introduction to HDFS class.

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Resources on various citation styles.

Parts of a Citation

REMEMBER: This is a citation for a journal article. If you need to create a works cited entry for any other type of resource, check your Bedford Handbook for more information on what to include.

If you have a citation and need to find the article, start with the yellow journal title section.

Citation Tip

This very handy button appears on the right side of the screen once you have opened an article in a research database. Click it and citations in various styles will be generated for the article that you have opened. Remember: This is just a starting point for adding the citation to your research paper.  Double check the citation for accuracy.  There are often mistakes!