#A5 p.35: 76.69% of the hyperlinks selected from homepage are for articles and the catalog
#B2 p.76: online library guides evolved from the paper pathfinders of the 1960's
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Accurately documenting sources used for research is an important part of the writing and research process. Documentation is important because:
All persons are expected to present and represent their own original work and to fully and properly credit sources of information used in the preparation of their own original work.
Plagiarism is the act of presenting someone else's work and ideas off as your own. If you use information from a source other then yourself and you don't give that source credit, then you are guilty of plagiarism. This includes rewriting an idea in your own words, paraphrasing, quoting and many other things that you might do while writing an academic paper.
Citing your sources is the key to avoiding plagairism. If you aren't sure if you need to cite a source, ask for help.
When In Doubt: Cite It!
There are many citation styles but the most popular ones are:
We have guides available to use in the library, or you can see the staff at the Jenkins Center on campus as a quick resource.
The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) is also great for quick APA and MLA reference styles.