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Exploring Academic Integrity in Your Research

A UO Libraries self-guided tutorial on integrity in library research and using sources ethically

12 - To Cite or Not?

To cite or not to cite?

In other words, no matter the type of writing, it’s always critical to provide credit for other people’s thoughts and ideas. In academic writing, there are discipline-specific rules for how to cite sources. The next section will discuss these different citation styles.

Sarah Bernhardt as Hamlet

Photo: Sarah Bernhardt as Hamlet. Public Domain.

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