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ENGL 2131 American Literature: Cite Your Sources

The guide is for ENGL 2131 (American Literature) class.

Academic Honesty

Georgia State University Academic Honesty Policy

If you are not sure what plagiarism is, see this tutorial: You Quote It, You Note It!

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Tips and Guidelines

Always use citations when:

  • quoting directly from a source
  • including statistics or other factual information
  • paraphrasing or summarizing an author's main idea

For more tips, see this guide from Duke University Libraries.