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Exploring Academic Integrity - A Self-Guided Tutorial

A tutorial to guide you through the concepts of Academic Integrity and your obligations as a student.

Introduction

Part II - Attribution: Credit Where It's Due

Why do scholars take the time to create lists of the sources of their information and ideas? Why are bibliographies (a list of the sources used in a scholarly work) and works cited pages critical to the scholarly conversation?

When participating in academic discourse, you “converse” with other scholars by analyzing, synthesizing, critiquing, and discussing their work. For the conversation to function, their thoughts must be attributed and cited in your own work.

English class, Scripps College. Courtesy of Claremont Colleges Digital Library.

In This Module, You Will:

  • Understand how proper citations are a crucial part of the scholarly conversation
  • Realize that it’s possible to cite just about anything
  • Trace a citation back to its original source
  • Become familiar with citation management software

 

 

 

 

 

Image: English class, Scripps College. Courtesy of Claremont Colleges Digital Library.