Citing: Objectives

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Citing Information

You've finished finding your research: you've found books, articles, and websites that support your topic and give you enough material to begin writing your paper.  So when you're done writing your paper, you're ready to turn it in, right?  Wrong!  All information sources you use must be cited somewhere in your paper--you must give credit where it's due.  If not, you can be accused of plagiarism.

After you've completed this section you will know:

  • the importance of citing the work of others and avoiding plagiarism
  • how to properly cite your information sources
  • how to use Dr. Cite Right, the Library's interactive tool to learn how to avoid plagiarism

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