Library:Library Research Skills For Biologists/Module 6/Page 01

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From books to personal communication (e.g. an email from a professor) to electronic communication (e.g. non-refereed web site), it is important to cite your references and thus avoid plagiarizing an author's work and/or ideas. In this section, we will explore why it is important to credit any piece of information that is not your own, and strategies to avoid plagiarism.