When you present research at school or on the job, you participate in an informed conversation.
You cite your sources, in order to:
Act ethically and legally by giving credit to others for their intellectual property, whether ideas, data, images, or words.
Demonstrate due diligence and give weight to your analysis.
Leave a research path others can follow.
Be sure to cite your sources in your papers and oral presentations!
Use the technique of Lateral Reading to Validate Claims and Sources
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