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Whenever you use direct quotes or have based your ideas on another person's work, you must acknowledge the original source. If you don't, you are committing plagiarism.
- Acknowledge authors for their ideas and hard work, show the depth and scope of your own research, help others locate and explore the sources you consulted, and ensure that you avoid committing plagiarism.
- Citations provide support for your arguments and demonstrate that you have sought out and considered a variety of resources.
- Responding to and commenting on the work of scholars shows your participation in the research process. Adding ideas of your own highlights your critical thinking skills and understanding of the topic.
FLC's Citation Style Guides
OneSearch Cite Button
Look for the Cite tool in OneSearch and the research databases we subscribe to through EBSCO.
There are multiple citation styles available. Double-check the citation for accuracy using the Citation Style Guides.