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American History: Survey

Web Research Guide

Citing Web Sources

Most print sources have title pages and copyright pages where you can find the information you need for your Works Cited list. But not all online sources have these pages. This does not mean that Web sources are fair game to excerpt or plagiarize at will, or that you don't have to cite them at all. As a matter of fact, you are still responsible for crediting online sources just as you would do for books and periodicals.

Explore the lesson in this section to learn more about avoiding plagiarism and citing electronic sources.