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The Academic Struggle: Finding sources

“Oh hell no, we’re not doing that again. I will not go googling my symptoms again. We know what happened last time. I never want to see symptomchecker.com on the address bar ever again, OK? 365 more words

Plagiarism hits the headlines

Who would have thought that plagiarism would hit the news in such a big way? But it has – in US politics. This summer Melania Trump delivered a speech which lifts whole phrases from a speech made by Michelle Obama in 2008. 129 more words

A Trivial Pursuit

SUBCONSCIOUS MIND: “Silence is rest the. Thee follow I-”

CONSCIOUS MIND: -What the…? You ok?

SM: “I have not been well. I am confused by shadows.” 61 more words


Quoting and Paraphrasing

When writing research papers, you may have to use text from other similar works. Let’s assume you want to insert information from another source (e.g. a book, a journal an article, or a website) into your paper. 277 more words


Quoting, Paraphrasing and Summarizing in Academic Writing

When do I quote? When should I paraphrase? What exactly is a summary? Academic writing can be downright confusing for students, especially knowing when to quote, summarize or paraphrase in their writing.  1,124 more words