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Citation: A (Very) Brief Introduction

This video (1:54) from NC State University Libraries explains citations, citation styles, and how they are used in academic writing.

“Citation: A (Very) Brief Introduction” by NCSU Libraries is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 

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Introduction to Citation Styles: MLA 9th ed.

This video (3:39) from California State University Dominguez Hills Library reviews basic citation principles for MLA 9th edition.

"Introduction to Citation Styles: MLA 9th ed." courtesy of CSU Dominguez Hills licensed under Creative Commons Attribution (reuse allowed).

More Help

Visit the full Writing and Citing Guide for help with:

  • Other styles like APA and Chicago
  • Annotated Bibliographies
  • Formatting
  • Citation Tools
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