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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,
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 wouldn't include a reference in your writing if the information referred to was:
A. common knowledge.
B. a government document.
C. information from the Web.
D. a book that was out of copyright.