Whether you are using an article, book, website or visual material, a citation will require you to gather the following basic information:
The type of resource you are using (book, article, website, etc.) will dictate how this information should be presented (punctuation, etc.). A style guide will help direct your construction of citations.
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MLA Style Guide
Style guide is available here http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/