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Why Citation
is Important
University Library
Agenda
In this presentation, you’ll learn:
• Various reasons why citation is an important
part of your research paper.
To support an argument
• Backing up your argument with facts makes it
stronger.
Image credit: http://thinkingpharma.blogsp...
To avoid plagiarism
• Plagiarism is representing others’ work as your
own.
Image credit: http://mimiandeunice.com/2010/07/...
Show respect for others’ work
• Always cite others’ work that influenced
yours.
Image credit: John Wiechecki on Flickr
Display subject knowledge
• Scholarship is a conversation.
• Citing a source acknowledges previous parts
of that conversat...
• Cite required references in your paper so it’s
clear where the references were used.
Publisher or course requirements
Summary
• If something you read influenced your
thinking on a subject, cite it.
• If you quoted directly from something, c...
Questions?
Library staff are here to help you.
o Call us
 702-968-2040 (Henderson)
 801-878-1020 (South Jordan)
o Text q...
References
References
Association of College and Research Libraries. (2015). Scholarship as conversation. Framework
for In...
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Roseman University Library - APA Citation - Why citation is important!

  1. 1. Why Citation is Important University Library
  2. 2. Agenda In this presentation, you’ll learn: • Various reasons why citation is an important part of your research paper.
  3. 3. To support an argument • Backing up your argument with facts makes it stronger. Image credit: http://thinkingpharma.blogspot.com
  4. 4. To avoid plagiarism • Plagiarism is representing others’ work as your own. Image credit: http://mimiandeunice.com/2010/07/30/thief/
  5. 5. Show respect for others’ work • Always cite others’ work that influenced yours. Image credit: John Wiechecki on Flickr
  6. 6. Display subject knowledge • Scholarship is a conversation. • Citing a source acknowledges previous parts of that conversation. (Association of College and Research Libraries, 2015) Image credit: Graphic Conversation by Marc Wathieu on Flickr
  7. 7. • Cite required references in your paper so it’s clear where the references were used. Publisher or course requirements
  8. 8. Summary • If something you read influenced your thinking on a subject, cite it. • If you quoted directly from something, cite it. • If you paraphrased from something, cite it.
  9. 9. Questions? Library staff are here to help you. o Call us  702-968-2040 (Henderson)  801-878-1020 (South Jordan) o Text questions to 801-872-9715 o Ask a question online at http://libanswers.roseman.edu
  10. 10. References References Association of College and Research Libraries. (2015). Scholarship as conversation. Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/acrl/standards/ilframework#conversation

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