Cite My Research?
Why do we cite sources?
- Citing your sources of information helps the reader verify the origin of your information, and it shows evidence of your research.
- The authenticity of your information is established by citing and it enables your readers to locate your sources.
- Not citing appropriately can get you accused of Plagiarism and is a serious academic issue.
A note to students about citation style guidelines: Many citation format guidelines are open to interpretation. For this reason your instructor is the final authority of the subject of citation for any given assignment.
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