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*SOCI 3020 Social Research Methods (Goss): Citing Sources/Avoiding Plagiarism

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  • List any source of information used for your essay other than your original thought (including course readings) as an American Sociological Association (ASA) style reference with corresponding ASA in-text citations.
  • Avoid quoting articles or other sources – instead paraphrase or summarize using your own words and cite the source.

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Examples of Citing, Direct Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Integrating Your Own Words/Voice