Hundreds of students get into troubles being accused of academic plagiarism due to inability to properly cite their sources.
15 January, 2014
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When you are writing a research paper in MLA format your citing requirements are as follows:
That means that every quote and every fact and every paraphrase you take from something you read needs a citation. MLA format requires a citation in text (where ever you put the quote or fact or paraphrase) as well as a corresponding citation in your works cited page.
You can find useful resources online which dictate how each type of source needs to be cited both in text and in your reference page based on the type of source and the number of authors.
The internet is an excellent tool for any person working on a research paper. However, while all this is good, there are a number of things that one needs to know when using the internet for research.
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