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Citing Sources and Academic Honesty

Why Cite?

  • It's required in the Institute's Academic Honesty and Conduct Policy
  • Your paper is great and everyone wants to learn about your topic.  They want to read your sources.
  • It is the right thing to do - everyone deserves credit for their work.
  • It is required by your professor.

What to Cite


  • Direct quotes - always cite
  • Images-unless you created it, cite it!
  • Paraphrasing - yes, you need to cite
  • Summarizing - you guessed it, cite it!