When you use a source (a book, a website, an encyclopedia, etc.) and use
- someone’s words
- someone’s ideas or opinions
- facts that are not common knowledge
- pictures or images
in a paper or presentation, you must cite the source–give credit where credit is due. You cite to give credit to the work and ideas of others and to avoid plagiarism.
Note Taking Resources
Remember the 3 Bs of notetaking:
APA Bibliography Guide
Science Fair Project bibliographies must be done using APA format, especially for students participating in VJAS.
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