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Parts of a Citation

As you do your research, keep a list of your sources--books, periodicals, and the Web. Below is the type of information you need to write down from a citation with each of its important parts labeled:

For a book: citation for a book

For an article in a periodical: citation for an article

For a source from the Web: citation for a web source