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Citing Your Sources

Part 1: Citation Basics (2:33)

Part 2: Beyond Plagiarism (3:53)

Part 3: When Should I Cite a Source? (3:36)

Part 4: When Not to Cite (1:27)

Part 5: How Do I Cite? (4:18)

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Citing Your Sources Part 1

Part 1: Citation Basics 


An overview to what citations are and why different academic disciplines use different formats.

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Total watch time: 2:33

Citing Your Sources Part 2 Part 2: Beyond Plagiarism


Discover the benefits to citing your sources for more than avoiding plagiarism.

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Total watch time: 3:53

Citing Your Sources Part 3

Part 3: When Should I Cite a Source?


Guidelines for uses of different types of information that need cited.

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Total watch time: 3:36

Citing Your Sources Part 4

Part 4: When Not to Cite


Guidelines for instances in academic writing that do not need citations.

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Total watch time: 1:27

Citing Your Sources Part 5

Part 5: How Do I Cite?


Rather than memorizing a whole style guide, we recommend being familiar with the resources that can direct you to the information you need.

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Total watch time: 4:18