He Said She Said

Using citations in academic writing is often a matter of “he said, she said.” That is, without correct citations and documentation of quotes–and paraphrasing–it’s impossible to tell where the writer got the information used in the article or dissertation. It’s incumbent upon anyone writing academic work to be absolutely clear and honest about where ideas and quotes came from. Attributing sources is essential to establish credibility and academic integrity. So, here’s a PowerPoint YouTube presentation on how and when to use citations so that your academic writing is beyond reproach: He Said, She Said: Proper Use of Citations in Academic Writing (youtube.com)