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Research and Citation

You know you have to cite your work, but you're not sure how. Take a look at this guide to help get you started.

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How current is the information?

Web pages should state the date when they were created or updated. Are the links working and current? Does it state that it is an archival page?

How current does it need to be?

Many fields require very current sources, like  the sciences. In other fields, like literature, the currency of a source is less important. Consider the field of your project when evaluating sources for currency.