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Computer Science

This guide was created to help students and faculty find information resources in the field of Computer Science.

Why is citing important?

There are several reasons why it is important to cite:

  • It is important to give the proper credit to the person or group who spent the time researching and writing in order to provide that information.
  • This allows your instructor (and maybe one day the reader of your article!) to find the source later if she wants to read it herself.
  • Citing experts gives credibility to the argument of your paper.
  • Indicates that you did a thorough job researching your topic.

APA Style Manual

MLA Style Manual

Citing at the University of Maryland