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The Writing Process

Oral Presentations

Special Topics

Grammar and Punctuation


Engaging other voices is the backbone of scholarly inquiry.  Crediting these other voices is a foundational convention across academic disciplines.  We call this crediting the practice of “citation.”  Whether you’re writing a paper, powerpoint, poster or blog post, citation both shores up your credibility as a scholar and helps your reader trace what voices you have engaged in your scholarly work.

But when and how do you cite?