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Citing Sources-How, When, Why

To cite or not to cite?

One of the questions students ask the most when working on a research project is "How do I know when I need to include a citation?"  The simple answer is this: if it is not your original thought, cite it.  For some examples of the gray areas, see The Magical Guide to Avoiding Plagiarism below.

Magical Guide to Avoiding Plagiarism

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