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Cite Your Sources
Always remember to CITE your sources. Creating a citation page allows the teacher to see where you got your information and also helps you avoid PLAGIARISM. It also gives credit to the writers from whom you borrowed ideas or words.
Copyright and Fair Use
Citation For Beginners
Citations for Beginners was developed to help young researchers understand:
- what plagiarism is
- why citations are created (to acknowledge or give credit to the original author, to allow others to find the source themselves, and to demonstrate to your instructor that you’re capable of locating high quality resources)
- the format and components of a citation in MLA format
- the purpose of using citation generator websites, such as EasyBib, to develop citations
Common Sense Media Copyright Law
Purdue Owl MLA Citation Guide
The Purdue OWL guide to MLA format is the authority on citation format.
Citing Sources Using GoogleDocs
Remember that Google Drive allows for EasyBib to be added into your "Add-ons." Just click on the
Add-ons menu after you've created a new GoogleDoc to get the add-on. Once added, you will see the EasyBib Bibliography Creator option on all
of your documents.