What Is Citation
Citation tells readers about the sources you have used in your work. It can be found in the text or at the end of the work as a bibliography / reference list.
Watch this video to learn what is a citation and why we need citations? (1:21)
Why Do We Have to Cite
Elements of a Cited Work
Use the elements of cited works to compose a list of references at the end of your paper so that readers can retrieve the items you mention in your text.
For example, if you mention the book Ghetto at the Center of the World: Chungking Mansions, Hong Kong by Gordon Mathews in your text, you must document this source.
Different citation styles for different disciplines
You can refer to the Citation Styles Guide for details: https://libguides.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/Citation_Styles
Watch this video to learn how to cite books and book chapters using various styles.
This video shows you how to cite journal articles using various styles.
Learn how to cite social media materials such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter & Blog post.