MAJOR CITATION AND REFERENCE STYLES FOR ACADEMIC USE

Manjunatha, K, Kumar Patil

Abstract


An important part of academic writing is acknowledging the sources that one has consulted. This is called citing references. It is an academic good practice and it is very essential that a researcher make use of a citation style appropriate to the subject on which writing is being done. This paper discusses importance of citation and features of three major citation styles namely APA, MLA and CMOS that are predominantly used in the academic world

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