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Lindbergh Elementary Flyers: Citing Sources

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Tutorials for how to cite

How to cite in Britannica Database (Tutorial 1 minute 29 seconds)

How to cite in PebbleGo Database (Tutorial 1 minute and 55 seconds)

How to cite in Culturegrams Database (Tutorial 1 minute and 32 seconds)

How to cite in Ducksters Educational (Tutorial 1 minute 19 seconds)

How to cite using EasyBib (general websites) (Tutorial 3 minutes and 49 seconds)

EasyBib

EasyBib: the bibliography maker.

Why should I cite?

We should cite in order

To be a responsible student by giving credit to other researchers and authors and acknowledging their ideas.

To avoid plagiarism (stealing) by quoting words and ideas used by other authors.

To allow your reader to track down the sources you used by citing them accurately in your paper by way of footnotes, a bibliography or reference list.

libguides.mit.edu/citing

How to Tell if You're Plagiarizing

What is plagiarism?

Taking (stealing) someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own.