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CCC Citing & Using Sources

Information on citation formats, tips, links, and more.

Welcome to CCC Library's citation guide. Use the links on the left (or above on a mobile device) to find what you're looking for. If you still have questions, don't hesitate to contact your librarian.

Why cite?

Watch this quick video to learn why citation is important in the first place. Because research is an often complex mixture of your ideas and the ideas of scholars, you use citation to show your readers how your own ideas and arguments are built on those of others.