Help:Introduction to referencing with VisualEditor/4

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Verifiability
Why references are important

Adding references
Automatically or manually

Editing existing ones
Always room for improvement

Reusing references
Some are just really useful

Reliable sources
Which sources are good enough?

Summary
Review of what you've learned




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Sometimes you may want to cite the same reference in multiple places on a page.


To do so, click the VisualEditor - Toolbar - citoid citepong.png button, and select the "Re-use" tab. This will display a list of all the references currently used in the article.


To find the reference you want to re-use, either scroll through the list, or use the "Search within current citations" bar at the top. Clicking on a specific reference will insert it into the article.


Alternatively, you can copy and paste references within, or between, articles you are editing!