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COMP 2000 Advanced College Writing

What Information Do I Need for Citations?

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How Do I Cite in ___ Style?

Why do we cite?

When you cite you:

  • give credit to the author
  • enable others to locate the resource that you cited
  • improve the credibility of your work, especially if you cited authoritative sources
  • help avoid plagiarism 

If you use other people's ideas without properly giving them credit, you are committing plagiarism, which is a serious NSU honor code violation. Read more about NSU's plagiarism policy here.