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The ethics of citations

Published by Ioana Liuta
This blog post was written by Joe Wright, SFU Library co-op student Citations: Often the least favourite, last minute part of the writing process, intended to uphold academic integrity by giving proper credit and allow readers to validate your work. However, as important as it is to prevent plagiarism, other ethical considerations involved in citing are often neglected.