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Chinese Culture and Language: Citing

Plagarism

Review the new CC honor code, effective Fall 2014.

Citation Style Books

Chicago Manual of Style

PE1478 .U69 2003

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A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and
Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers

PE1478 .T8 2007

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Publication Manual of the American Pyschological Association 

BF76.7 .P83 2010

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A Writer's Reference

PE1408 .H335 2009

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Purdue OWL // Purdue Writing Lab - Purdue Online Writing Lab - Online site for the main citation styles; APA, Chicago and MLA

Why Give Credit?

You need to give credit to sources for several reasons:

  • To let your readers know how your views, "agree with, disagree with, or modify the views of published experts in the field."

  • By citing your sources, you are providing your reader with additional information--such as books, articles, and websites
    --on the topic you are writing about.
  • "By listing the author of a quotation and providing a page number, you're telling the reader, 'If you don't believe that this person really wrote this, you can look it up for yourself.'"
  • "It's the honest thing to do."

Source: Plagiarism (Microsoft Word document) - UWGB Writing Center handout

What DON'T You Need to Cite?

Common Knowledge

The sun rises in the east and sets in the west.

Earth is the third planet from the sun.

The capital of Colorado is Denver.

Your Own Opinions & Ideas

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