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Jewish Studies: Citing Sources

Writing Lab in CSL @ CofC


http://csl.cofc.edu/labs/writing-lab/index.php

Located in Room 107 within the Center for Student Learning in Addlestone Library, Peer consultants in the Writing Lab assists students in the writing process. The current schedule is posted on the Writing Lab website.

Citation Styles

Reasons for Citation Styles

 The libraries at the University of California, Berkeley, give excellent reasons for citing sources in addition to the avoidance of plagiarism. The following is a bulleted, paraphrased, version.

  • Quoting or basing ideas on another person's work must be documented. The author must be given proper credit.
  • Citations allow readers to locate and further explore the sources consulted. This shows the depth and scope of your research.
  • Citations provide evidence for your arguments and add credibility to your arguments.
  • Citing sources is standard practice in written academic work.                                                                             

University of California Berkeley Library. "Citing your Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism."