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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,
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: Can you use sentences from a text book, without acknowledgement, in a slide presentation you're showing in class?
A. No, the presentation should be based on your work only.
B. Yes, you don't need to acknowledge your sources for slide presentations.
C. No, you must acknowledge your sources even for slide presentations.
D. Yes, once the information is published it doesn't need to be acknowledged.