Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Art History 108 - Art of the Ancient World - Prof. Jones FALL 2021: Citation

Why We Cite

‚ÄčWhen you write a research paper, you use information and facts from a variety of resources to support your own ideas to develop new ones. You cite these sources for the following reasons:

  • To Give Credit

Giving credit to the source acknowledges experts and scholars for their contribution.

  • To Establish Credibility

Citations build credibility because they demonstrate how much you have read and learned, including sources from competing and multiple viewpoints. It will be apparent to your reader that your ideas are well supported. 

  • To Help the Reader

Citations can guide your readers to more information about your topic. 

  • To Participate in the Conversation

Your work contributes to ongoing intellectual conversations. 

Celebrating 75 Years of Excellence!

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning.

MyWCC
Facebook Facebook Facebook Facebook Facebook

75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
Tel: (914) 606-6600