Providing citations also gives your audience the means to find your sources.
Have you ever read something and thought that a particular web site, article or book referenced sounded really interesting and wanted to find it for yourself? Conversely have you ever heard about a particular web site, wanted to read it, and found that the person who told you about it did not give you enough information to actually find it? Providing citations allows your readers to discover any sources used to fill their own intellectual curiosity.
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