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Biology

A guide for students in biology. After using this guide, students will be able to locate resources that are needed for their field of study.

Why Cite?

The primary reasons for citing sources when presenting research are:

  • to give credit to the authors whose work you have drawn upon, and  
  • to allow readers to track down your sources, should they wish to do so. 

‚ÄčThere are many style guides for formatting citations and creating bibliographies. The major styles are:

  • MLA Style, from the Modern Language Association;
  • APA Style, from the American Psychological Association, and 
  • Chicago Style, from the University of Chicago Press

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