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War of 1812 in Maryland

A guide to the University of Maryland, College Park's resources on the War of 1812 in Maryland.

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 reader to find the source later if she wants to read it herself.
  • Citing experts provides credibility to the argument of your paper.
  • This indicates that you did a thorough job researching your topic.

Citing at the University of Maryland

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