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PSY 315 Lifespan Development: Writing and Citing

Resources

APA citation style is preferred for this course.

Ask a librarian if you need help finding a citation, or if you are unsure of when to cite.

Go to the writing center or ask your professor for help formatting citations properly.

 

MyBib Blog that has nice examples of APA changes

https://www.mybib.com/blog/apa-style-7th-edition-changes

Avoid Plagiarism

  • Keep careful research notes and keep track of citations and where your information comes from.

  • Copy and paste judiciously

  • Remember that most of the words you are using should be yours. Quotes from sources should be used to bolster your ideas.

  • If you paraphrase or quote, you need to cite.  Other people's ideas need to be credited as well as their quoted words.

Why is Citation Important?

video from Kimbel Library