Questions tagged [citation]

For questions concerning citation posts from MSE and citation of other resources when posting here.

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User asking exercises from textbook without so identifying

A user is copying verbatim exercises from my textbook, e.g., Local Feature Size, Describe Conv(A U B), Flip graph of point set, Expected number on the convex hull, etc. Is the MSE convention that he ...
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Authorship in Citation of Community Wiki Answers

I recently posted a question which was answered in the comments. I asked the author of the comment if they would like to post it as an answer, but since they didn't after several days I paraphrased ...
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Button for citation helper in the editor

The icon for citation helper in the editor Window used to be hyperlink in a speech bubble, see here: Let's get MathOverflow's “Citation Helper” here, too! At the moment the icon is a letter B - very ...
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Is it appropriate to cite a source that contains Chinese?

I am a Chinese user. I understand we should use English in SE, but is it appropriate to cite a source that contains Chinese (the main content still present in English)?
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Weird citation of stack exchange question

I want to cite a question and its answer in my paper in IEEEtran format. However, citing the question gives me this weird result: The URL of my account is broken and the author name is just the ...
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Are there some ways to find sites linking to a specific post or works citing it?

Over the years, Mathematics Stack Exchange became quite popular and certainly at least some of the content provided here is rather useful. It is not surprising that many people link to some stuff ...
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Use of citation helper

New edit. I edited again the question following Martin Sleziak's comment below. As he correctly guessed, the question is not about the elementary use of the citation helper, so I found necessary to ...
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Cite does not work from review

When reviewing e.g. First Posts, the cite link is shown under the post. However, clicking it has no effect: This might be the same bug which makes the ...
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Bibliography and bibliographic references

Would anyone please provide me with some example of answers posted on math.stackexchange.com that include a bibliography as well as references to bibliographic items? What, in your opinion, is a good ...
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Sources citing MSE

Let's keep track of places that cite MSE. For example https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P-group#cite_note-metabelian-2 and mathworld from the batman thread do.
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If part of a textbook is quoted how should it be referenced?

What are the rules when copying examples from text books? For example is it allowed and if so how should the textbook be referenced (e.g. included the name and author?). In particular I'm wondering ...