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Building a Library Research Strategy: Write & Cite

This guide will help students develop a research strategy for finding information for papers or projects.

Why do we need to cite?

We cite so we don't plagiarize.

What is plagiarism?         

The practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own. (definition from lexico.com)

Online Citation Resources at SVC

Citing Sources Guide - Help with MLA, APA, & other citation formats

Citation Tools Guide - Tools to help with citations

What is Plagiarism? Guide - SVC policies, etc.

Tutoring & Writing Center at SVC

SVC Tutoring Center - click to find information about college tutoring and writing help

Tutorial: Paraphrasing

Paraphrasing Tutorial from Credo reference (1:13 min.) - Outlines the purposes and characteristics of paraphrased and summarized statements and direct quotes. (login with Canvas/MYSVC username & password)

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