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Attribution Is...

  • Providing clear documentation of source materials
  • Perceiving and engaging in a scholarly conversation
  • Understanding copyright regulations, fair use, and when to seek permissions

Why Cite Your Sources?

Citing your sources is important for giving credit to the work of others and avoiding plagiarism.

In the world of academia (and beyond), proper attribution of sources also demonstrates how you are engaging and adding to the scholarly conversation, and invites others to engage with you and the sources you reference.

Citation Management Tools

Citation Managers are tools to help you keep track of your citations as you research and to create/format your citations and bibliography.