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Citing Your Sources

Part 1: Citation Basics

An overview to what citations are and why different academic disciplines use different formats.

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Part 2: Beyond Plagiarism

Discover the benefits to citing your sources for more than avoiding plagiarism.

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Part 3: When Should I Cite a Source?

Guidelines for uses of different types of information that need cited.

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Part 4: When Not to Cite

Guidelines for instances in academic writing that do not need citations.

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Part 5: How Do I Cite?

Rather than memorizing a whole style guide, we recommend being familiar with the resources that can direct you to the information you need.

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