in the research world, have nothing to do with traffic tickets.
Instead, citations identify published information in order to
locate that item again. Citations of articles often include the
author, title, magazine or journal name, page numbers and publication
information. Citations of Web documents also include a URL and
the day the information was accessed.
of the sources you used when researching your paper is called
a bibliography. These sources are listed in citation format and
follow an established style, such as MLA (Modern Language
Association), APA (American Psychological Association)
or Chicago Manual of Style. The bibliography allows others
who read your work to verify facts or research the same information more easily.