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Literature of Black America: Learn to cite

This guide was created for the Literature of Black America course

What is a citation?

The complete information needed to find or identify a particular item. For books, it includes the author's name, title, publisher, place of publication, and date of publication. For periodical articles, it includes the author and title of the article, plus the name of the magazine or journal, the volume, date, and page numbers of the issue in which the article appears.

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