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Citing Sources

Welcome to the Citing Sources Guide

The Citing Sources guide offers links to resources on how to properly identify sources used in research papers.

"In academic writing, presenting the exact words of another writer through quotation is an important way to support your own ideas."
The Hunter College Reading/Writing Center (1999). The Documented Essay/Research Paper Writing from Sources: Quotation, Paraphrase, and Plagiarism.


Hunter College Libraries offers a course on Information Research (LIBR 100). Look for a schedule of course times at the beginning of the semester.


The following video steps through how and why to cite a source.

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