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This guide will help you cite the most common types of materials required in research papers and projects. - Guide by Eliza Selander. Direct comments to eselander@nvcc.edu.
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Plagiarism Resources

Don't Plagiarize

The following websites may help you better understand and avoid plagiarism.  Remember that there are serious consequences for plagiarizing.

 

Two Types of Citations in Chicago Documentation I

In-Text or Parenthetical Citations

In-text citations tell your professor which source you used at a specific point in the paper.

These citations also correspond to the full citation found in the Reference List at the end of your paper.

Here are three examples of in-text citations:

Reference List Citations

The reference list includes full citations all sources used in your paper.

 

 

Why and When to Cite

Plagiarism Has Consequences

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Types of Plagiarism

Image about self-plagiarismClick image for source.

Plagiarism may not seem like a "big deal," but there can be some severe and/or long lasting effects:

  • Failing grade (assignment and/or course)
  • Note on transcript for academic dishonesty
  • Loss of financial aid
  • Academic probation or expulsion
  • Limited career opportunities (can become a barrier to getting a job or can cause loss of employment)

There are many different types of plagiarism, including self-plagiarism.

You should cite a source if you reproduce, quote, paraphrase, or summarize ideas and/or media created by other individuals. When in doubt, cite!

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