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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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Words, data, computer code, pictures – what do they all have in common?

A recent survey has indicated that many students are not aware that words, data, computer code, and images, such as graphs and photographs, all need acknowledgement. Most students in the survey were fully aware that they must acknowledge the sources they have used in their academic work, but surprisingly many students believed that this was only relevant for written ...

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Doctor ©ite

Dear Doctor ©ite,
I'm writing an assignment and I'm not sure which information I need to reference. Do I need to reference the information in my course guide or just the books I've been using?


Confused from Christchurch

Dear Confused,
You need to reference all of the sources from which ...

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Quiz
Q: If you've forgotten to attribute a graph to its source in an assignment you've handed in, should you:
A. Contact your lecturer to explain the omission and provide the outstanding information.
B. Resubmit your assignment with the amendment made and hope the marker reads the corrected version.
C. Wait and see if the marker notices your mistake.
D. Make up a cover story to tell the marker ... "I must have printed an old draft by accident".