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National History Day: Citing Your Work

Help in research for National History Day projects and links to the National History Day website.

Plagiarism

to "plagiarize" means

  • to steal & pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own
  • to use (another's production) without crediting the source
  • to commit literary theft
  • to present as new & original an idea or product derived from an existing source

*Source: www.m-w.com.

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Citing Research & Avoiding Plagiarism

Research Guides to the Rescue!

Database Shortcuts

Many of the databases will generate citations for articles from the website toolbox.  However, remember you are responsible for verifying proper citation format.

In EBSCO databases, look for this shortcut:

Citation Help

In order of recommendation:

Fact Checking

Having accurate information is essential in news reporting. It is always necessary to check that facts and information reported in a story are accurate. Here are a few resources that provide a starting point for this important step:

*Source:  COMM 3313:  Investigation & Newsgathering Research Guide.

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