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Research Online: A Practical Guide 
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Intro | Web Basics | Searching | Links | Citing Sources | Conclusion

Evaluating and Citing Electronic Sources
Citing Electronic Sources: Why?
Citing Electronic Sources: How?

Citing Electronic Sources: How?

Now that you know why you must credit Web sources, the only question that remains is how to properly cite them. First, check with your teacher to see if she or he has a preferred set of guidelines for citing electronic sources. If not, the resources listed below will guide you.

The Columbia Guide to Online Style: MLA-Style Citations of Electronic Sources
Janice Walker from the University of South Florida designed what has become the authoritative guide to citing electronic sources. Approved by the Alliance for Computers and Writing, it includes citation guidelines for WWW documents as well as for information found in email, Listserv, and newsgroup postings.

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