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Primary Sources: About: Citing

find out about primary sources

How do I cite a primary source?

Citing the material depends on the citation format that your professor asked you to use. Copies of books of the more common citation formats (APA, MLA, Turabian, and Chicago) are available for use in the library. The books have an index located in the back where you can look up the specific type of material you need to site. In addition below are some suggested websites to help you with citations.

CNU's Writing LibGuide

Citing Primary Sources from the Library of Congress

How to Cite Primary Sources  from the Gelman Library (GWU) LibGuide Citation Style Guides

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