📑Importance of Citations📑

Preet_22Preet_22 Haslet, TexasMember, Tallo Ambassador 🔮 | Paragon

There's one concept that comes up many times throughout our educational careers and that's citing our sources. Citations are very important because it's giving credit to the original creator of the source.

Here are some facts:

  • Citations help avoid legal copyright issues
  • There are many types of citations (MLA being one of the most popular)
  • There are citation generators available for use
  • It's VERY IMPORTANT to cite ALL YOUR SOURCES
  • There are different types of sources (primary and secondary)
  • When using someone's work, DO NOT copy it exactly unless you're quoting

Here's a link that shows times when the source needs to be cited:

Anything that is in the public domain doesn't need to be cited and can be used (not copied or owned).

Hope this helps🙃

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