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Any idea or quote that comes from resources that you come across need to be cited.
What is a citation?
Citations are what you find in bibliographies. It will provide your reader with the information needed to identify your source.
A citation of a book generally includes: author(s), title, publisher, date.
A citation of an article generally includes: author(s), article title, magazine title, volume, pages, and date.
Citations for web documents and articles from databases also include a URL and the date the information was accessed.