I appreciate reading a source which is properly cited. It lets me know where the material originated.
Often the citation gives me information about the validity of what I am reading.
Authors should be given credit for their work via proper citations.
Students are often intimidated by the requirement of citations for their papers.
Here are some helpful sources:
The MLA format:
Remember that not all material needs to be cited.
The Purdue OWL is a great resource:
There are several citation machines online that will help you out, but always double check. They are not fool-proof!
Also, this for this one you can simply type in the book’s ISBN number.
Today’s Assignment: Do your citations!