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Citing your sources . . .
- Gives credit to authors for their ideas
- Leads your readers to the sources you consulted
- Lets your instructor know how you reached the conclusions in your paper
- Shows the depth and scope of your research
Tips for Citing Government Websites
When citing a government website:
- The “author” of any government material is almost always the agency, office, committee, department, etc. — not an individual person.
- U.S. Federal Government "authors" in citations should begin with "United States" or "U.S."
Journal of Animal Science