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How to Avoid Plagiarism

A guide to recognizing and avoiding plagiarism in your research and writing.

Citing Your Sources

Citing the sources used in your paper is a way of assigning credit or blame for ideas or facts in a consistent, universally understood, and verifiable way. Footnote or endnote citations record the origin or authority of those ideas, and signal the honesty and intelligence of the researcher.

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