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Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) Summer Academy: Evaluating & Citing

Evaluating Information

Journals versus Magazines

Citing Information

Citing the work that supports your research is both an ethical and legal issue. Citing gives credit for information and ideas that are not your own. By not citing your sources, you run the risk of plagerizing someone else's work. In other words, taking someone else's work and passing it off as your own. Below are resources to help format citations,