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What the heck is a citation? How do you get to the full text of an article, book chapter, etc. when you have already the article information? Answers here!
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What's a citation?



In a library research database, a citation looks something like this: 

Title: Application of Adsorption Technologies for Energy Efficiency.

Authors: Kim Choon Ng

Saha, Bidyut Baran

Source:Heat Transfer Engineering; 2010, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p907-909, 3p

In a Works Cited or Bibliography, a citation may look something like this (an example in Turabian format):

Kim Choon, Ng, and Bidyut Baran Saha. "Application of Adsorption Technologies for Energy Efficiency." Heat Transfer Engineering 31, no. 11 (October 2010): 907-909. Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed June 3, 2010).


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