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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,
One of my assignments needs a bibliography and another needs a reference list. Are these just different words for the same thing or is there a difference in the format?


Bob

Dear Bob,
No they are not the same thing. A bibliography is ...

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Quiz
Q: You would paraphrase someone's ideas rather than quoting directly because:
A. it shows you have spent a lot of time researching.
B. it shows you have excellent English language skills.
C. it allows better integration of the ideas with the points you are making.
D. all of the above.