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HOME - GENERAL: Citing Sources - LibGuides at Miss Porter's School

HOME - GENERAL: Citing Sources - LibGuides at Miss Porter's School | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it
LibGuides. GENERAL: Citing Sources. HOME.

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Karen E Smith's curator insight, March 20, 2014 8:28 AM

Good graphic to pull it together visually.

Karen E Smith's curator insight, March 20, 2014 8:29 AM

Good use of a graphic to pull plagiarism together visually.

Helen Lynch's curator insight, April 9, 2014 5:08 AM

Easy to understand guide to avoiding plagiarism

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The Keyword Blog: Citations are Anchovies

The Keyword Blog: Citations are Anchovies | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, March 19, 2013 2:30 PM

Oh, that our students could deal with quotations and citations with this kind of insight. 

Elizabeth Hutchinson's comment, March 19, 2013 2:40 PM
Very funny!
Ann Kenady's curator insight, March 20, 2013 4:21 PM

Jef Mallett is constantly brightening my mornings with his comicstrip "Frazz."

As far as I'm concerned, there's nothing more that needs to be said about citations!

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The 6 Best Online Bibliography Tools

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If helping your students write papers is a part of your school day, you probably already know that there are enough issues to focus on without having to spend a lot of time teaching your students how to build a bibliography and correctly cite their sources. Your time is likely better spent helping create a focused, concise piece of work that uses excellent grammar and sentence structure.

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Plagiarism and the link: How the web makes attribution easier -- and more complicated

Plagiarism and the link: How the web makes attribution easier -- and more complicated | hobbitlibrarianscoops | Scoop.it
The controversy over writer Nate Thayer’s failure to credit his sources, which some alleged amounted to plagiarism, is just part of an ongoing debate over how we use — and give credit for — information in a digital age.


The problem is that while adding hyperlinks is a great way of avoiding a charge of plagiarism — something that might have helped Fox News opinion writer Juan Williams and other alleged plagiarists — there is no accepted protocol for how or where to add those links, or how much content someone can cut and paste into their story or blog post without crossing the line from borrowing into plagiarism or copyright infringement.


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reuvenwerber's curator insight, April 11, 2013 1:29 AM

Is a link enough for attribution?

Paige Jaeger 's comment, April 11, 2013 8:31 AM
As a hyperlink embedder, this is a timely post for introspection! Everyone should stop, read, and contemplate whether they are remaining true to the source. I'd like to think I have been, but it's time to reflect and inspect!
Sandra Carswell's curator insight, April 11, 2013 11:58 PM

This is also an important topic for librarians to address. We teach our students to cite sources and give attribution to the creators of materials they use in their projects. Is a link enough? And yes, just how much can you quote without losing your own voice?