Acknowledging influences is a practice shared across cultures.
Academic culture fosters respect for the
intellectual contributions of others through referencing.
When referencing your sources, how much is enough?
Last week our On©ite Reporter was contacted by a distraught student who had been accused of plagiarism for failing to include a reference list in her coursework assignment. The student, who declined to give her name, said that she was not aware that she needed to have a reference list. She had diligently referenced her sources with in-text references ...
Dear Doctor ©ite,
I've just started university and I don't understand why I have to put references in my assignments. What's the point of it?
Newbie from Newcastle
There are many reasons why you need to reference in ...