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Citing Data

Data and statistics must be cited just like any other source like journal articles or books. This ensures that the author/producer of the data receives proper credit for the work, and it gives your reader a means to verify your information.

To cite data, find the rules for the citation style required for your writing or use the preferred citation from your data source:

For a complete description of formats, refer to the style guides found in the Reference section of the library: