Definitions of Terms
Bibliography – a list of sources referred to, or used in, a particular work. Sometimes called a "Works Cited" or "References" list.
Citation – in the body of a text, a quotation from, or reference to the ideas of, another author; includes information pointing to specific source documentation to be found in the bibliography, works cited list, or references list.
Reference – one listing documenting one source, appearing in a bibligoraphy, works cited list, or references list.
Endnote – a note at the end of a book or a section of a book that may contain a reference to a source.
Footnote – a note at the bottom of a page that may contain a reference to a source.
Citation Manager - an online service, browser add-on, or software product that helps you gather, organize, and use sources and citations.
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