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Journalism: Citing Sources/MLA 7th

This guide is designed to assist students locate resources in order to conduct research for journalistic articles

Plagiarism Defined

 "To steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own : use (another's production) without crediting the source. To commit literary theft : present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source" - Webster's Dictonary  

 Bart Simpson writing with chalk on blackboard:: I will not plagiarize 

Credit:"Plagiarism." Microsoft  Word 2010 Clip Art. 

Whenever you quote, paraphrase, or summarize a source, you will need to use proper bibliographic citation using in-text citation (MLA or APA citation) or footnotes (Chicago).


MLA Tip Sheets with Examples

MLA Tip Sheets with Samples

MLA 7th Bibliographic Citation

  In Text Citation Video

MLA format  In-text (parenthetical) Citations

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