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Library Workshops: 4: Citing and Writing with Sources

Upcoming Schedule (click 'Register' link below): all Workshops go 7 to 8 pm (US EST)

Workshop Description

Research Workshop 4 tackles plagiarism and citing basics, as well as citation writing techniques such as in-text citing and paraphrasing.

Learning Objectives: in this workshop you will learn how to...

  • Locate and use online resources to help you properly cite your information sources in order to avoid plagiarism and credit the ideas of others.
  • Create an effective signal phrase and in-text citation using APA style in order to more seamlessly introduce your readers to cited source material in your writing.
  • Write an acceptable paraphrase from source material in order to effectively leverage information sources to back up your arguments.
  • Cite indirect information sources in order to properly communicate the origin of information used from a source that is quoted or paraphrased in another source.