References and Bibliographical Citations in Research Works: A Guide to Researchers and Students

  • CA Dike
  • NM Amaechi
Keywords: References, Bibliographical, Citations, Research, Students, Researchers


This paper highlighted the r elevance and ind ispensab ility of reference and bibliographical citations in any research work. It identified the problems students and researchers encounter in making correct, appropriate and relevant bibliographical citations and addressed them by discussing various methods and formats of the citations. The basic principles underlying bibliographical citations were discussed. Indeed documenting one's sources of information helps to show a reader that the researcher's ideas are consistent with facts.

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