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Acknowledging influences is a practice shared across cultures.
Academic culture fosters respect for the
intellectual contributions of others through referencing.

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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 ...

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Doctor ©ite

Dear Doctor ©ite,
I've finished my assignment and I'm just doing the final proofing before handing it in and I was wondering if I should number my reference list. I'm using APA by the way.


Numerically challenged from Nottwich

Dear Numerically challenged,
The answer is no. The reference list in APA ...

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Quiz
Q: You include references in your writing to:
A. make your essays seem more academic and scholarly.
B. increase your word count.
C. attribute your work to someone else.
D. acknowledge the contribution of others in your writing.