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Citing your sources

<translate> This video demonstrates the use of the "Cite" gadget in the edit toolbar.</translate>

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<translate> Watch {{<tvar|youtubelink>Project:Training/YouTube link|id=W_a9fBc13b4|title=</> Citing Sources Part 2}}</translate>

<translate> You can also use the Cite gadget in the editing toolbar to automatically create the wikicode for citations.</translate> <translate>

  1. Click Cite in the toolbar at the top of the edit window.
  2. Position the cursor where you want to add a citation.
  3. Click the Templates pulldown, then selection the type of source: general webpage, news article, book, or journal article.
  4. Fill out the details of the source.
  5. Click Insert.

</translate> <translate> If you enter a Ref name, you can reuse the same citation elsewhere in the article without needing to re-enter the details. Click Named references to re-use a citation that includes a Ref name.</translate>

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