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ESL 52: Reading III - Fahrenheit 451 (Carlson - AL): Citing Sources

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Why Cite Sources?

It is important to cite the sources you use for research in order to:

  • give credit to the author.
  • make it easy for the person reading or listening to your presentation to find the sources you used.
  • make your paper or presentation look strong -- a list of strong, credible sources will impress your audience and teacher.
  • avoid plagiarism.

Citation, a (Very) Brief Introduction

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Plagiarism Resources

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