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Spanish: Citing Sources

Why We Cite

"Why do we cite?"

Citations demonsatrate the research path someone took to develop and idea, and they offer information on related research resources.

"When do I need to cite?"

  • when you directly quote someone else
  • when you reference another person's ideas
  • when you outline someone else's argument or line of reasoning

"Does Colby have a plagiraism policy?"

Definitely! Read up on Colby's Academic Honesty Policy here.  

And if you have questions, ask your professor or librarian.

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