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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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Recycling – good for cans and bottles but not for academic work

Although conscientious waste disposal and recycling is encouraged around campus, the re-submission of coursework is strongly discouraged. Recently, several cases where students have submitted essays for more than one assignment have come to the attention of staff. These cases have ranged from reusing multiple paragraphs within a previous essay to reusing the entire essay with a new title. Each ...

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Doctor ©ite

Dear Doctor ©ite,
What does "ibid" mean? I've come across this abbreviation several times and can't figure it out. Any clues?


Clueless from Copton Down

Dear Clueless,
"ibid" or occasionally "ib" is an abbreviation for the Latin ...

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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.