As you collect sources for your research assignment (such as articles and books), you'll need to record the citations for those sources to include in the bibliography. Effectively recording those citations requires understanding how to read a citation. Citing the sources of your research is one part of avoiding plagiarism.
The library supports several great tools to store and organize your citations (and copies of the articles and other sources you'll use for your assignment):
Finally, you'll need to format your source citations to create the bibliography, using one of several citation styles. Your instructor may indicate which style to use, or you may use one appropriate for the academic discipline of your assignment. Commonly used citation styles include: