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GEO 220: World Regional Geography (Crain-LO)

This guide has been created to help you find information from books, articles, maps, images, and other resources related to your assignment topics. Direct comments to jcombs@nvcc.edu

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Why and When to Cite

Why to Cite:

  • Give credit to the authors of the sources you used.
  • Provide evidence you did research -- good, credible sources give your work more authority.
  • Allows your reader to locate the sources you used.
  • Avoid plagiarism.

When to Cite:

You should cite a source if you reproducequoteparaphrase, or summarize ideas and/or media created by other individuals. When in doubt, cite!

Citation Style: APA

 Many of the article databases that NOVA subscribes to, such as Proquest and Ebsco's Academic Search   Complete, will provide citations. These citations should be carefully checked for accuracy.

 You can also ask a librarian for help, or consult the websites listed below: