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New Video from Common Craft – Citations and Citing Your Work

Today they published a new video in the Study Skills category that is all about giving credit where credit is due.

New Video – Citations and Citing Your Work

What it Teaches:

Papers and articles are often a mix of ideas from different sources. By thinking through where ideas originate, we can understand what needs a citation. This video guides viewers through three types of ideas found in papers and explains how to use citations responsibly. It teaches:

  • Why common knowledge and the writer’s ideas don’t often require citations
  • Why other people’s ideas deserve special treatment and often require citations
  • Why citations matter and what role they play in writing and research
  • How in-text and full citations often work together to make reading easier
  • Why citations are a service to readers who may want to learn more

Watch the Video”


Posted on: January 18, 2018, 1:01 pm Category: Uncategorized

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