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Research Guides

Primary Sources: Citing Primary Sources in your Research

Copyright and Fair Use

Questions about copyright and/or fair use? Refer to these resources provided by the American Library Association:

Citing Primary Sources

It is important to give full credit to the creators and publishers of primary sources. For examples of some of the most common formats and types of primary sources, see the Library of Congress guide to citing in Chicago and MLA formats.

For more information on citations and formatting styles, refer to one of these resources:

Citing Images

Remember, you must cite images, just as you would a book or article. Refer to these resources for guidelines on how to cite an image.